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Appeal: ‘Golden arches’ would detract from high street amenity


An inspector has refused permission for an illuminated McDonald’s restaurant sign for Putney High Street, London, after finding that the sign’s elevated position would detract from the original detailing of a ‘distinctive’ terrace.

Inspector Peter Eggleton noted that while there are a number of advertisements included on the terrace that includes the appeal property, these were all below first-floor level and do not detract from the “uninterrupted” original character of the building.

As the proposed sign would be higher than current signs, his view was that it would compete with the unified appearance of.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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