The secretary of state has allowed a development in central London including 407 bed spaces for key workers, a staff nursery and accommodation for sick children's families, finding that it would achieve a high standard of architecture. DCS Number 100-050-776
DRUG CLINIC JUDGED TO ENHANCE TOWN CENTRE
A proposal for 53 flats and a drug rehabilitation clinic has been allowed in Aberdeen following a ruling that it would not exacerbate antisocial behaviour and its contemporary design would enhance the area. DCS Number 100-051-065
TESCO STORE BLOCKED IN CONSERVATION AREA
The secretary of state has approved the details of a Tesco store in Carlisle but refused permission for a larger shop because its size would cause serious harm to the area's character and appearance. DCS Number 100-050-609
LOSS OF HOTEL REJECTED IN TOURIST RESORT
The change of use of a hotel in a West Country seaside resort to 14 flats and commercial uses has been rejected on the grounds of harm to tourism and conservation area character. DCS Number 100-050-613.