Day: 17 May 2016

Update 6 July 2016 This application has been refused by council planners, who once again described the building as an “uncompromising and alien feature”: The plans and elevations submitted with the application, by virtue of the scale and massing of the resultant dwelling, would result in an uncompromising and alien feature when viewed from the street scene. The building does not pay regard to the smaller scale buildings sited on the same side of the road and it is considered that the dwelling would be considered harmful to the character of the wider conservation area, contrary to Core Strategy policies CS3, CS6, CS17, SAMDev policies MD1, MD2, MD12, MD13 and S10 and the guidance contained within the NPPF. This is the second application for a house on this site to be refused. It is clear that only a very sensitive design that respects the historic character of lower Corve Street could get approval on this site. Update 10 June 2016 I have submitted a formal objection to this scheme. I think it will damage the historic landscape of lower Corve Street and damage the conservation area: This second planning application places the house in a better location than the previous…

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