Essel chairman discusses plans for Silvertown

Silvertown essel

Indian group hopes to make UK property debut with 14-acre cultural destination

Essel already has a media business in the UK but if its Silvertown plans are approved, the scheme would be the group’s largest investment in the UK to date and its first property development.

Dr Subhash Chandra, chairman of Mubai-based Essel and one of the wealthiest men in India, wants to create a 14-acre cultural destination at the heart of the Silvertown project, which the group said “has the potential to resolve human conflicts of modern times”.

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