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Appeal: Beauty salon ruled adverse to highway safety


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

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