Creative industry ‘at risk’ as developers plan to demolish heritage buildings

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A campaign group has slammed the extension of the Hackney Wick and Fish Island conservation area as a “waste of time” as developers reveal plans to demolish heritage buildings and build luxury flats.

The proposals have fuelled fears amongst the artist community that the regeneration will force them out as warehouses are pulled down to make room for large scale mixed-use developments.

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