Rebuilding Of Crystal Palace 1

Plans for a replica Crystal Palace have suffered a set back after a south London council pulled out of negotiations with a Chinese developer.

ZhongRong Group wants to rebuild Crystal Palace, which burnt down in 1936, but has failed to meet a deadline set by the council to produce plans.

Bromley Council says it is not extending its “exclusivity agreement”.

The council has been concerned by slow progress on the project, which was backed by London Mayor Boris Johnson.

The developers had promised to recreate the palace and build a cultural and entertainment complex in Crystal Palace Park.

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