Wimbledon the latest victim of NIMBYism
Julian Jessop writes in The Express
Kristian Niemietz quoted in The Telegraph
“By prioritising the right to object over the right to build, Britain’s burdensome planning system has already made housing unaffordable, kicked vital infrastructure like reservoirs into the long grass, and stunted efforts to get energy bills down. It is sadly no surprise that even cherished British institutions like Wimbledon are not spared the consequences.
“The Wimbledon proposal is just the latest addition to the countless number of projects across the country suppressed by the planning system. There is plenty of appetite to build. To get these projects moving, we need to reduce the absurdly high political roadblocks standing in the way.”
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