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Appeal: Amusement centre not harmful to viability of town centre


Permission has been approved for the change of use from retail to adult gaming centre for a property in Wood Green, London, after an inspector ruled that the proposal would not harm the vitality and viability of the town centre.

Inspector G Fort noted that the appeal proposal concerns a terraced property designated as a primary shopping frontage in the Haringey Unitary Development Plan (UDP). The site is currently occupied by a clothing retailer, which the appellant argues is a temporary use.

Fort noted that policy TCR 3 of the UDP is restrictive of changes of use from retail to non-retail, and that supporting te.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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