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01/12/2017

Appeal: Residents of converted BHS store would have ‘very poor’ living conditions

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Bromley High Street / Alan Stanton

Plans to re-use and extend a vacant former BHS building in Bromley to incorporate 42 flats have been refused, after an inspector found that some of the occupants would have 'very poor and inadequate living conditions'.

The appeal relates to a three-storey building on Bromley high street, south London. Now vacant, it was purpose-built in the 1970s to house a branch of British Home Stores (BHS) the department store chain that was wound down in 2016. It was last used as offices on its third floor, with retail floor space below.

The appellant proposed to truncate the building's retail use to just the ba.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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