Team led by David Adjaye to design UK's Holocaust memorial

By Harriet Sherwood

Location next to parliament in London has triggered objections from residents and opposition from Imperial War Museum

A new national Holocaust memorial next to parliament will be designed by a team led by Sir David Adjaye after a competition that attracted entries from some of the world's leading architecture and design consortiums.

The memorial and education centre will be built in Victoria Tower Gardens, a prime site beside the Houses of Parliament and the River Thames, despite objections from some local residents. The project, to which £50m of public money has been committed, is expected to be completed by 2021.

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