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31/05/2016

Appeal: Advertisement will not harm Leicester Square

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LEICESTER SQUARE

A temporary scaffold shroud advertisement, including an inset digital display board, has been approved for a building in Leicester Square, London, after an inspector concluded that the temporary frontage would not harm the Leicester Square Conservation Area (CA).

Inspector Philip Willmer noted that the appeal property is a substantial building ranging over seven storeys. The building is not listed but is a prominent structure in the CA.

Willmer posited that as the digital display proposed is not intended to display moving or flashing images, this would reduce its impact on the CA, as would the “vibrant nature of the area and the existing level o.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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