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Second Home pulls plans for “Carport Building”

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Second Home has withdrawn plans for a major expansion of its flagship east London site after opposition from local residents.The setback is the latest sign of the difficulties the office space provider has faced in opening new sites. Another location in east London is a year behind schedule, while a long mooted expansion into the US is yet to materialise.The proposals would have seen the construction of a nine-storey, glass-fronted building that included accommodation for Second Home members. The Spitalfields Society, a local community group, said the building seemed to have been designed “to light up like a massive lantern”.Rohan Silva, a first time entrepreneur who previously worked for former prime minister David Cameron, and his co-founder Sam Aldenton have won praise for the ambitious

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Second Home has withdrawn plans for a major expansion of its flagship east London site after...

Kadhim Shubber
He is a freelance journalist who first bought bitcoins so that he could buy a beer at The Pembury Tavern, Hackney’s bitcoin pub. He has reported for Slate, Wired, The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Times and Ampp3d. He is currently studying for a Masters in Journalism at City University London.

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