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Appeals round-up: Budweiser logos 'alien' feature on wind turbine; Fake hedgerow must be removed from suburban home

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Planning appeals

A round-up of planing appeals: 19 September-25 September, 2020

Budweiser logos an 'alien' feature on Welsh wind turbine 

A plan to display three Budweiser logos on an 82-metre wind turbine supplying clean electricity to a brewery in South Wales has been scuppered because they would introduce an ‘alien element’ into a rural landscape.

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'Incongruous' fake hedgerow must be removed from suburban house

An artificial hedgerow attached to a fence and garage for privacy must be removed because it significantly harms the character of a suburban street, an inspector has ruled.

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Aggregates haulier told to stop operating on agricultural land

A construction materials haulage firm run from a site intended for agricultural use must move elsewhere and restore the land, an inspector has ruled.

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'Sympathetic' home alowed in privately-owned community open space

A 'modest' four-bedroom home with a boathouse can be built in the grounds of a listed house in south east London, despite intruding on a designated community open space.

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Inspector backs Kent village restaurant demolition for retirement flats

Plans to demolish a restaurant and build 14 retirement apartments in Kent have been allowed after an inspector ruled the venue was not a community facility.

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Suffolk housing scheme dismissed on flood risk grounds

A 40-home development in Suffolk has been rejected after an inspector ruled the scheme was vulnerable to flooding amid conflicting assessments of risk to the site.

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Country house-style flats can replace tennis centre in green belt

A block of 23 flats with the appearance of a 'traditional country house' can be built in the Surrey green belt because it will occupy less space than the 'moribund' tennis centre currently on the site.

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