Illegally demolished pub starts rising from rubble

The Carlton Tavern, in north-west London, which is being rebuilt after its unauthorised demolition 2015

Rogue developers get to halfway stage in court-ordered rebuild of north-west London boozer

Builders working to recreate a north-west London pub that was demolished by rogue developers keen to pre-empt the building’s expected listing have reached the half way stage.

Government heritage adviser Historic England was poised to award the 1920s Carlton Tavern in Kilburn protected status when developer CLTX largely demolished the building in a single day at Easter 2015.

The firm, whose sole director was Tel Aviv-based businessman Ori Calif, had been refused planning permission to demolish the building legally and replace it with a Brooks Murray-designed scheme including a new “pub” and 10 flats on the Carlton Vale site.

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