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Shisha smoking judged not to be ancillary to restaurant

An inspector refused to issue a LDC for a Class A3 restaurant with an ancillary shisha element at an authorised and long established central London restaurant.

Micro pub held not to harm town centre living conditions

An inspector did not find substance in a Yorkshire council's concerns that a change of use from a high street shop to a Class A4 drinking establishment use would prejudice the amenity of residents living nearby.

Shopping centre retail function is not just a numbers game

An appeal against refusal of prior approval for the change of use of a shop to a restaurant and café in the primary shopping frontage of a London district shopping centre, under Class C of the GPDO, was allowed after an inspector found the sustainability of the shopping area would not be harmed.

Community pub protected after rights to permitted change of use removed

The change of use of the ground floor of a mixed pub and restaurant to a coffee shop on a Kent village high street was dismissed by an inspector who found the social wellbeing of the local community would be harmed through loss of the public house.

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