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Appeal: Conversion of family home to 11-bedroom HMO blocked

Egham Aerial / Andreas Praefcke

Plans to alter a semi-detached four-bedroom home in Surrey to create an 11-bedroom HMO have been refused, after an inspector ruled that the ‘sheer scale of occupation by 11 unrelated people’ would be disruptive to neighbours.

The appeal relates to a large, semi-detached Victorian house in Egham, Surrey, surrounded by housing on all but one side and facing onto a mini-roundabout. It currently comprises four double bedrooms spread across three storeys, including converted roof space.

The appellant sought permission for a change of use from class C3 (residential) to a sui generis HMO (house in multiple o.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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