But then, this is a council with a passionate hatred of its Victorian heritage.
Those with long memories will never forget how the hideous Nicholas Freeman tore down the old Town Hall in Kensington High St hours before it was due to be listed.
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Now the much loved Marlborough Primary school is set to be sacked by the vulgarian vandals who so hate our heritage.
When Sutton Dwellings is razed to the ground the heart of Chelsea will finally have been ripped out.
Julian Lloyd Webber said: "This is dreadful news. It will be a crying shame if this beautiful and historic building is demolished because the listing came too late. Once it's gone it's gone. It is a truly desperate situation and indeed a murky one as far as I'm concerned. When you have a company as big as John Lewis involved who already have a phenomenal amount of power in that area, my suspicions are raised. It shouldn't be about big business which prices everybody but the Russian Oligarchs out of South Kensington.
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