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28/04/2017

Appeal: House approved on car park "used and enjoyed by residents"

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A car park used by residents for community events will be lost after an inspector granted permission for a house to be built on it, despite it being designated an asset of community value by Camden Council.

The appeal site is unusual because it has become a formally recognised community facility, despite not being designed as one. It comprises a designated car parking area within the gated community of St Paul's Mews in Camden, which was granted planning permission in 1987. 

Its use as a community facility only began in 2012, following two residents' meetings in November and Dec.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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