Sunday 6 October 2013

Even in the U.K, the Chinese are helping to invest in infrastructure…

plan to build a replica of the Crystal Palace  

It’s a project being planned on the site of the original Victorian building, in south London.
Chinese investment group, ZhongRong, according to BBC wants to build a new cultural attraction and restore the surrounding park in Bromley.

                The original cast-iron and plate-glass building housed The Great Exhibition
The original, burnt down in 1936, was built in 1851 in Hyde Park, but moved to Crystal Palace in 1854.
The project is expected to create more than 2,000 permanent and temporary jobs as well as attract wider investment into the local high streets.
ZhongRong Group chairman Ni Zhaoxing said: "London is renowned across the world for its history and culture and the former Crystal Palace is celebrated in China as a magnificent achievement.

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