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CMRL plans towering monolith near Central

  • CMRL plans towering monolith near Central

    Summary: The towering structure will come up opposite Chennai Central station. A 33-storey building, likely to be the tallest in the city, and possibly the State, will soon come up near Chennai Central station. Disaster management expert N. Mathavan said any new multi-storey building near the Chennai Central station will increase the risk during any disaster event. “The Chennai Central Metro Rail station is going to be a crowd-puller. Sources in the Chennai Metro Rail, which is constructing the building, said it will be part of the Central Square project that integrates the Chennai Central Metro station with various other transport hubs and seeks to transform the locality.

    A 33-storey building, likely to be the tallest in the city, and possibly the State, will soon come up near Chennai Central station. Sources in the Chennai Metro Rail, which is constructing the building, said it will be part of the Central Square project that integrates the Chennai Central Metro station with various other transport hubs and seeks to transform the locality. The towering structure will come up opposite Chennai Central station. This building will be 150 m high and used for commercial development , As Reported By Hindu.

    According to the Newspaper,“We will call for a tender and lease it out to a concessionaire. The firm will have the choice to use it either as a shopping mall or office space or a combination of both,” an official said. But before construction, a mammoth task awaits CMRL in obtaining a series of No Objection Certificates (NOC) and planning permissions from several agencies in the city. “We need to get clearances from various agencies, including the Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) and Airports Authority of India (AAI).

    Source: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/cmrl-plans-towering-monolith-near-central/article19679300.ece


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