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18/05/2016

Appeal: Boathouse would not be incongruent with lakeside setting

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Windermere

A wet dock boathouse with dayroom has been approved for Bowness-on-Windermere in the Lake District because an inspector decided that the size of the building was justifiable for its water-based recreation needs.

Inspector Graeme Robbie noted that planning permission was granted in 2014 for a similar development on the same plot, although the current proposed scheme is larger in overall height.

The Lake District National Park Authority argued that the increased floor space is no longer proportionate to the function of the boathouse, but Robbie countered that this view had not been explained. He vi.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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