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21/10/2016

Appeal: Multiplex cinema refused due to effect on listed buildings

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Permission has been refused for a multiplex cinema at the Frenchgate shopping centre in Doncaster because of the impact the building would have on the settings of Doncaster train station and an 18th century theatre.

The proposal sought to build a cinema and restaurant/café unit on top of an irregular-shaped area at roof level of the Frenchgate Centre.

While inspector Jonathan Hockley accepted that the setting of train station’s listed booking hall has already been affected by the Trafford Way (a major link road), the “array of street furniture” in the vicinity and the existing shop.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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