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26/06/2017

Appeal: Static caravan’s log cabin disguise deemed unacceptable

An inspector has refused permission for a static caravan to be used for ‘glamping’ near Aberystwyth, ruling that the appellant’s plan to disguise it as a log cabin by camouflaging it with ‘natural cladding’ would not mitigate harm to the surrounding landscape.

The proposal sought permission for a 35ft x 12ft static caravan, in a rural wooded area near Bronant, a hamlet in Ceregidion. The caravan would be “camouflaged by building a wood cabin around it”, which would be “built from natural materials” sourced from the appellant’s own woodland. It would be “in keeping with its surroundings” and would not “i.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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