Boris Johnson has ignored the petition and the many valid planning arguments put to him.
In his report to Tower Hamlets Council giving them permission to go ahead he makes no mention of those arguments.
We believe that the process to redevelop the hospital was deeply flawed and that the
concept of “localism” is a sham. The Mayor’s unilateral planning decisions favour the few at the expense of the many and contradict his own policy on making London a ‘liveable’ city.
The GLA under Boris Johnson owns the hospital site: it is still public land.
We are examining the background to the decision and considering legal action.