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Appeal: Bingo hall would fail to provide interesting frontage


The change of use of a former retail space to a bingo hall in Nottingham city centre has been refused, as the inspector judged that the scheme would harm the vitality of this part of the centre by failing to provide an interesting frontage and occupying a prime retail space.

Inspector L Fleming argued that the vinyl screening included in the proposal’s window display, coupled with the tendency of this type of development to be relatively inactive in the day time, meant that the frontage would provide very little interest for the public, given that the site lies within a primary shopping frontage of the city centre. But Fleming did concede that the design of t.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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