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Fast food restaurant hours extended

An inspector approved longer trading hours for a MacDonald's restaurant and drive thru operating within the vicinity of residential development in a London borough, allowing it to open between 5am and 2am the following day.

Hotel conversion backed as conservation boost

A positive impact on an east London town centre conservation area supports plans to convert a former department store to a restaurant and an 85-bedroom hotel, an inspector has decided.

Forum: food van query

Forum: food van query

Q Some councils receive enquiries relating to mobile burger and hot food vans to be located within their areas. If these are sited on highway land, should the operator apply for permission for a change of use rather than just a licence? If the van is to be located on private land, is planning permission required? JP

Micropub acceptable in local centre subject to conditions

The change of use of the ground floor of a financial and professional premises in a London borough to a micropub was allowed by an inspector after she was satisfied that highway safety and nearby living conditions would not be harmed.

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