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12/03/2021

Appeal: Georgian replacement shopping centre would harm heritage

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Plans to replace a 1980s shopping centre in Bury St Edmunds with a new Georgian design that would offer 48 flats as well as retail space have been rejected by an inspector, who found that the new building would not ‘successfully assimilate’.

LOCATIONBury St EdmundsAUTHORITYWest Suffolk CouncilINSPECTORC DillonPROCEDUREHearingDECISIONDismissedREFERENCEAPP/F3545/W/19/3243763The appeal concerned Cornhill Walk shopping centre in Bury St Edmunds, which opened in 1983 on the site of a former Odeon cinema. It closed in 2017 and has been vacant since. The appellant, Knightspur Homes, sought permission to demolish the existing building........
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