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14/03/2018

Appeal: Tables and chairs would cause ‘severe risk to pedestrian safety’

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A bakery near Victoria Coach Station in West London has been refused permission to place tables and chairs on the street outside its premises because it would breach the council’s usable width threshold of the street by 20 centimetres.

The appeal concerned the Dominique Ansel Bakery in Belgravia, West London, next door to the passenger entrance of Victoria Coach Station. Having installed awnings that cover much of the street outside the bakery, the appellant then sought permission to place tables and chairs beneath it.

City of Westminster Council refused permission on the grounds that the street furniture would unaccept.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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