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Timeline: A new cinema for Kentish Town

Here's the story of how it all happened - from victory to collapse

Scroll through all the key moments using the arrows, or pinpoint dates on the timeline below.

Updated March 2017

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  1. Sadly, the application to list the building was rejected by English Heritage. The former Polytechnic is locally listed as a ‘non-designated heritage asset’. Camden Council applied this status to the building in December 2010 after councillors voted against the planning officers’ recommendation to renew planning permission for the demolition of the existing building, following a strong community campaign to stop the proposed scheme.

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