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Appeal: Children's care home no more disruptive than family home

An inspector has approved a change of use from a class C3 house to a care home for up to three teenagers, ruling that disruption to neighbours would be no worse than if a family was occupying the house.

The proposal sought permission to convert a detached four bedroom home in Mapperley, north of Nottingham, to a class C2 care home for up to three children aged between 11 and 18. Gedling Borough Council refused the change on the grounds that occupiers of surrounding properties could be disturbed by noise.

Inspector Rachael Bust noted that along with bedrooms for the three children, the fo.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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