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13/06/2016

Appeal: Professional sector not threatened by Taunton car dealership approval

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Vospers Motorhouse has been granted permission for a car dealership on the edge of the Blackbrook Business Park (BPP) in Taunton, despite complaints from adjacent office occupiers that the proposal would compromise the BPP’s status as a ‘premier business park’.

Inspector Jennifer Tempest noted that the building on site, proposed to be converted into the main dealership building, was built as a cheque-clearing facility in 1998, and has been vacant since February 2013.

Tempest noted that the changes to the building suggested by the appellant, including extensive glazing, would not harm the character and appearance of the area given the range of bu.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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