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Appeal: Temporary scaffolding shroud and ad screen allowed in Brixton

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An inspector has granted temporary permission for a large advertising screen in Brixton conservation area, as part of a decorative shroud intended to disguise façade restoration works.

The appeal concerned a three-storey bank in Brixton, designed by a local architect. It is considered by Lambeth Borough Council to be a prominent, locally important landmark building. The surrounding area, characterised by 19th and 20th century commercial buildings and “impressive public buildings” such as Lambeth Town Hall, is within the Brixton conservation area (CA).The appellant........
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