London house prices: How the capital would look if every skyscraper were approved

 
Catherine Neilan
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Short answer: pretty different (Source: BBC)

We all know that London is fit to burst when it comes to property, and when it comes to the centre of the capital, the only way is up.

There are around 250 skyscrapers either in progress or seeking planning permission, prompting a (never-ending) debate about whether this will just ruin the capital's skyline while bringing no benefit to locals, or whether it is essential to drive London's growth and standing on the global stage.

The BBC's flagship current affairs strand Newsnight has put together a clip imagining what London would look like if all of those buildings got the go-ahead so you can decide.

Nightmarish dystopia or city of the future? Check out the video below to see what you think.

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