Files appeal against Mrieħel high-rise project
Din l-Art Ħelwa has filed an appeal to the Environment and Planning Review Tribunal, regarding the controversial permit for the high-rise project ‘Mrieħel Towers’ proposed by Tumas Gasan Holdings at Mrieħel.
This permit was granted by the Planning Authority on 4 August, 2016.
With high-rise at Mrieħel, the historic skyline from Mdina to Valletta will be ruined forever, DLĦ said. Allowing these skyscrapers to be built will create a precedent for more high-rise buildings in this area.
It is shameful that the Planning Authority made no attempt to ensure that correct visual images for this project were presented, nor considered the overall impact of a potential cluster of high-rise buildings in this location.
The government slipped Mrieħel into its high-rise policy document by stealth, without consulting the public as required by law. The public