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Appeal: Garage to dwelling conversion fails on a number of issues


An appellant has been refused permission to convert a garage at the rear of a property in East Ham, London, into a two-storey dwelling for a relative after an inspector ruled that the development would harm the character of the area and fail to provide suitable living conditions for future occupiers.

Inspector Alastair Phillips argued that the appeal site, which comprises a two-storey end terrace residential property and associated yard and storage area, is in a “relatively prominent location” where the open space to the rear of the house is “particularly important” in terms of its contribution towards the openness of the area.

He said the proposed infill dwelling would be “.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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