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Appeal: Digital display board would harm visual amenity at Cambridge United FC


Plans to replace existing advertising with a digital display at Abbey Stadium in Cambridge have been blocked, after an inspector ruled the display would increase harm to the visual amenity of the area, despite being smaller than the existing adverts.

The stadium, where the club have played their home games since 1932, faces onto the busy Newmarket Road, which has a mixture of commercial and residential property. Inspector H Lock acknowledged that this gives the area a 'commercial, urban appearance', but noted the various listed buildings nearby and the proximity to the Central Conservation Area. 

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