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30/09/2015

Appeal: London hotel rejected because of negative effects on listed pub

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Planning permission for an 84-bedroom hotel near London City Airport has been refused because of its “interaction with the public realm” and general effect on the character of the area would be harmful.

Inspector Michael Boniface noted that the “unashamedly modern” design of the hotel was intended to act in “visual contrast” to the adjacent Grade II listed building, the Fox@Connaught public house.

The inspector agreed with Newham London Borough Council that the design in fact “failed to respect the detailed design features of the public house” and would not add anything to th.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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