Since 2018, there has been a project to build a second Sphere unit, which debuted in Las Vegas with a U2 concert; Residents reported problems at work
With a debut spherea venue for concerts and technological events that contains the largest LED screen in the world, in Las Vegas, United States. A project has emerged to build a second unit in London, United Kingdom, but the mayor, Sadiq Khan, on the shelf. However, according to information from StandardThe country’s government wants to push for the implementation of the works.
Plans for sphere It has a capacity of 21,500 people, and the team behind it is the same as in Las Vegas: Madison Square Garden Entertainment Company (MSG). If the project is undertaken and completed, it will become the largest music venue in the UK.
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In November 2023, the Mayor of London blocked the project, justifying the decision by the “unacceptable negative impact” it might have on residents. Residents of the area in which it is located sphere She expressed concern about pressures on local infrastructure and health risks.
Moreover, the Environment Committee London Society The company has warned of the unacceptable levels of lighting the site will produce – with the final product expected to contain around one million LED lights on the outside. like Standard The representative reported Michael Gove He was ordered to rest for six weeks while he considers the appeal of the president’s decision room.
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Department of Jove He works to guide Khan Do not reject planning proposals by letter to London Heritage Development Company. This would be asking for Head of the room To “consider whether it is necessary to order, under Article 77 of Urban and rural planning law“The request will be sent to him for decision.”
Hey Minister of State Forbidden Local Planning Authority To implement the mayor’s directive on November 20 to refuse permission.
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