Log in | Register
04/01/2016

Appeal: Beauty salon ruled adverse to highway safety

Words:

Permission for the change of use of a residential garage to a beauty salon in Bexley, London, has been refused, after an inspector found that the development would adversely effect the free flow of traffic and highway safety in the area.

Inspector Mandy Lewis noted Bexley Borough Council’s assertion that speeds on the dual carriageway on which the appeal site is located often exceed the designated 40 miles per hour limit. She also accepted the council’s calculation that the proposed change of use would result in an additional 20 trips a day.

Lewis found that the manoeuvres required to park in front of or leave the sal.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

THE PLANNER is the Official Magazine for the RTPI

Not a member?
60 day free trial of our premium content when you Register Now

Or log in as a subscriber

Go back to The Planner Home Page

Tags

FEATURES

  • Planners have an important part to play in conserving the best of the past in our built environment. But even historic buildings must be allowed to remain vital in the present, Chris Miele tells Simon Wicks

    Chris Miele by Peter Searle
  • The Hills at Charlesworth Sustainability Plaza in Edmonton, Canada, is this year’s winner of the RTPI’s International Award for Planning Excellence. Huw Morris looks at the scheme

  • Can the permitted development right to convert offices into housing create functioning communities? Here’s what RTPI student research award-winner Jacob George found when he surveyed the sociaL impacts of permitted development in Newcastle upon tyne