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31/08/2018

Appeal: Enforcement notice against ‘cramped’ garage studio upheld

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An inspector has upheld an enforcement notice against a garage in Harrow that was converted into a studio flat, for its ‘failure to provide a reasonable standard of accommodation’.

LOCATIONHarrowAUTHORITYBrent Borough CouncilINSPECTORSandra PrailPROCEDUREWritten submissionsDECISIONNotice varied and upheldREFERENCEAPP/T5150/C/17/3188034The appeal concerned a three-storey mid-terraced house in Harrow, with an built-in garage on the ground floor. In 2016, the appellant received a certificate of lawful use for the conversion of the garage into a habitable room as part of the........
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