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21/03/2018

Appeal: Anti-pollution shroud would harm Baker Street amenity

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Plans to conceal refurbishment works to a historic Marylebone building with a shroud that absorbs toxic molecules have been blocked after an inspector found that even a temporary nine-month permission would harm the conservation area.

The appeal concerned a five-storey building at the corner of Baker Street and Marylebone Road, central London, with commercial uses on its ground floor and residences above. The building lies within the Dorset Square conservation area, and is considered a “building of merit’ that forms “a key element of local views” by City of Westminster Council.

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