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Appeal: Block of nine flats would harm 'impressive' Art Deco building

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An inspector has refused permission for a block of nine flats to be built behind an 'impressive' Art Deco building in south London, having identified harm to the character of the area, neighbours' living conditions, and parking provision.

The proposal sought permission for a four-storey block comprising three one-bed and six two-bed flats, to replace an informal parking area behind an inter-war Art Deco building known as Lavender Court. Inspector Jonathan Tudor found a number of issues with the application.

Tudor noted that despite the proposed building's flat roof, it would still be visible beyond Lavender Corner'.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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