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Appeal: Southampton university welcome sign ‘not a precedent’

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An inspector has allowed the erection of a ‘sense of arrival’ sign at the entrance to the University of Southampton, ruling that his decision should not be seen as a precedent, but was informed by the ‘immediate context’ of the proposal.

The illuminated sign would indicate road users’ arrival at the University of Southampton’s Boldrewood Campus. It would be set back on the corner of a busy crossroads that forms a primary access route to and from the city centre. The area has significant numbers of mature trees, lending it a “verdant character”.

Inspector Richard Schofield noted that although the wi.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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