HC Deb 24 October 1912 vol 42 c2370
59. Mr. FELL

asked what are the questions submitted to the Committee appointed to consider the proposed rebuilding of Regent Street and the Quadrant; and if it was made a condition of the rebuilding that the height of buildings to be erected shall not exceed that of the present structures, so that the sunshine and light and air of the street shall not be interfered with?


The Committee's terms of reference are as follows:—"To consider the design to be adopted for completing the rebuilding of the Quadrant, Regent Street, due regard being had to esthetic considerations, commercial requirements, and the interests of the land revenues of the Crown." The point raised in the last part of the question will no doubt be considered by the Committee.


Can anything be added to that in order to allay the anxiety which is shown in many quarters in reference to the height of the buildings and the permanent damage which might be caused by the proposed change?


I think it is fully covered in the terms of the reference.