Historic Crystal Palace set to be brought back to life

London's historic Crystal Palace looks set to be brought back to life under new plans to rebuild it as a modern-day cultural attraction. A Chinese investment firm wants to reconstruct it on the site of the original Victorian building in south-east London.

Artist's impression of how a regenerated Crystal Palace Park would look
Artist's impression of how a regenerated Crystal Palace Park would look Credit: ITV News/Simon Harris
Perspex model of proposed new building in south-east London Credit: ITV News/Simon Harri

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Plans to rebuild Crystal Palace

The historic Crystal Palace, which was once the largest glass structure in the world, is to be brought back to life under new plans to rebuild it as a modern-day cultural attraction.