Cathedral and London celebrate 'pioneering' partnership.(News)

Cathedral Group plc and London Fire Brigade celebrated the official opening of the new Millwall Fire Station as Fire Minister Jim Fitzpatrick unveiled the dedication plaque at the end of last month.

The new station is part of a 60m [pounds sterling] regeneration project incorporating an innovative PPP (Public Private Partnership) initiative between Cathedral Group and the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (LFEPA). The development also includes 178 apartments, both social housing and luxury flats, the final 20 of which are due to go on sale in February.

Richard Upton, Chief Executive of Cathedral Group, said: "We are delighted to have been selected from a national PPP competition to devise a creative solution to maximise the value to the public purse of this new station and community advice centre. …

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