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Appeal: North London bowls club saved from redevelopment

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A scheme to demolish a bowls club in Finchley to make way for eight homes has been rejected after an inspector found no reason to believe the site could not remain as an asset of community value.

The appeal concerned the bowling green and clubhouse of West Finchley Bowling Club, a lawn bowls club in Finchley, north-west London, that was declared an asset of community value (ACV) in 2013.

The appellant sought permission to clear the site to make way for eight new homes, evoking an early break clause in the lease to remove the club, which was forced to vacate the site in mid-2017 af.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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