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Coffee shop allowed on business park

A coffee shop with drive-through on a Gloucestershire business park was given the go-ahead by an inspector satisfied that the use would be ancillary to the employment area.

Mixed-use hotel redevelopment in coastal zone unjustified

The mixed-use redevelopment of a vacant seaside hotel in a Lincolnshire village was refused for its unsuitable location in a coastal zone with increased risk from coastal change and flooding, harm to the appearance and character of the area from the design of the scheme and harm to the living conditions of neighbouring occupiers with respect to loss of outlook. The scheme included a 20-bed hotel with spa, restaurant and bar areas and holiday apartments, a separate apartment building with 12 apartments and commercial/retail space and 20 houses including 12 affordable.

Hot food takeaway would perpetuate unhealthy eating

The change of use of a shop to a hot food takeaway on Merseyside would not encourage young people to eat more healthily, an inspector reasoned, and dismissed the appeal.

Drive thru long opening hours judged acceptable

A proposal to replace an area of car parking on a London retail park with a drive-thru café won the support of an inspector.

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