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Appeal: Fast-food shop would not harm community’s health

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An inspector has approved the change of use of a vacant dry cleaners to hot food takeaway in Westbury, Bristol, after disagreeing that approval would negatively affect the health of local young people.

Inspector Rory Cridland dismissed Bristol City Council’s concerns regarding highway safety, saying no robust evidence had been submitted to establish that the number of vehicle movements related to the takeaway shop would be so great as to materially affect the living conditions of occupiers of nearby properties. It would also not result in illegal parking arrangements.

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