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Tower of London, London, Great Britain
Tower of London, London, Great Britain Image: [Duncan] (wikimedia)

High rise threatens Tower of London’s World Heritage status

The UNESCO World Heritage status of the Tower of London, the medieval castle in the centre of Britains capital has come under pressure with the approval of the construction of a new high-rise building in its vicinity.

Historic Royal Palaces, which manages the iconic castle has come forward with their concerns about the plans. The expansion of nearby areas for high rise increasingly spoils the views from the heritage site and its historical context.

Read the full article at Financial News London.