Passport to Pimlico go-ahead

Westminster City Council was expected to announce last night the go-ahead for the controversial, Pounds 32 million rebuilding of Pimlico School using private money. The school, which occupies a prime site in one of London's most desirable postcode areas, will be demolished under a private finance initiative scheme.

The private-sector consortium would fund a state-of-the-art school and in exchange develop a Pounds 20m block of 160 luxury flats for sale.

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