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Appeal: Pub's live music events blocked to accommodate flats

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An inspector has approved plans to convert a Lambeth pub’s upper floors to flats, subject to a condition preventing the continuation of previously popular live music nights, ruling that the pub could still serve a ‘valued role’ for the community .

The appeal relates to the Grosvenor Arms, a pub and designated asset of community value in Stockwell, south-west London, which dates from the 19th century. The proposal sought permission to convert the building’s upper floors into four residential apartments, retaining the ground floor and basement for use as a pub.

According to the Lambeth Local Plan, if a pub is no longer economic.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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