In the 1936 London said goodbye to a famous icon when The Crystal Palace was completely destroyed by fire. Now a Chinese property developer has unveiled his plans to restore Crystal Palace to its Victorian glory.
The idea is to create a new attraction on the original site at a cost of half a billion pounds. Today the Mayor backed the project, but not all local residents are convinced. Our political correspondent Simon Harris reports.
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