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Appeal: Warehouse conversion would provide inadequate living space

Coach house

An inspector has supported Cardiff County Council’s decision to rejects plans for the conversion of a former coach house to a two-bedroom property in Cardiff, after finding that measures to prevent overlooking would result in an insufficient level of daylight for the property.

Inspector Paul Selby noted that the separation distance between the appeal building and adjacent dwellings was substantially less than that suggested in the council’s Residential Extensions and Alterations Supplementary Planning Guidance, and that as a result significant perceived and actual overlooking would occur.

While Selby conceded that obscure glazing on the building’s rear roof.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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