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 Planning: letters of representation

October

Application Comments on DC/15/2174

 

Application Summary

Address:

24 London Road Horsham West Sussex RH12 1AY

Proposal:

Change of use from offices (class B1) to residential (class C3) of second floor and conversion of roof space to form into two self contained flats including minor internal alterations and the erection of front, side and rear dormer windows

Case Officer:

Aimee Richardson

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Comments Details

Commenter Type:

Member of the Public

Stance:

Customer objects to the Planning Application

Reasons for comment:

- Design

- Loss of General Amenity

- Other

Comments:

I am writing on behalf of the Horsham Society to object to this application. The property in question is one of four very prominent, and hitherto unspoilt, buildings at the entrance to the London Road Conservation Area and together they form a very important feature which must be protected from inappropriate development. The insertion of dormer windows on the front elevation would be an inappropriate and unduly prominent alteration to the appearance of the building. Furthermore, it is not clear from the plans that the existing low pitch to the roof would allow enough height to construct the proposed rooms within the space available without lifting the roof level which would also be inappropriate. John Steele Secretary, Planning Sub Committee