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Appeal: South London football pavilion would ‘harm openness’

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An inspector has refused permission for a ‘centre of excellence for disabled sport’ in Bromley, ruling that its design was not appropriate for the proposed use and would harm the openness of designated Metropolitan Open Land.

The appeal site is a large area of sloping open space in Bromley, south London. Years without maintenance have transformed the former playing field into an “attractive natural green space” that is popular with dog walkers. The proposal would see the construction of an all-weather floodlit football pitch and three smaller mini-pitches, along with a pavilion containing a bar, kitchen .....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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