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17/02/2016

Appeal: Religious meeting hall poses no threat to local living conditions

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Permission has been granted for a ‘brethren meeting hall’ in Kelsale, Suffolk, after an inspector determined that the development would not harm the living conditions of nearby residences.

Inspector DJ Board noted that there were a number of concerns expressed by local residents relating to loss of privacy, light pollution, impact on trees and wildlife, noise disturbance and impact on the character of the area. While many of these did not constitute the council’s reason for refusal, Board gave weight to the possible impact of the latter two concerns.

He noted that there w.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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