Vet’s expansion approved
PLANNERS GIVE GO-AHEAD DESPITE ONE COUNCILLOR’S RESERVATIONS OVER FLAT ROOF
week, he said: “When I read the report I was pleased to see this building would expand, and I think that’s something we should encourage.
“But I’m not aware of any building where they’ve taken a pitched roof off and put a flat roof on.
“To me it doesn’t look right, but that’s just me.”
He added: “I’m disappointed in our planners accepting it, I don’t think it looks right.”
However, Coun Porthouse was told by planning officers and other members of the panel that several other buildings on the street, including a petrol station and former bank, have flat roofs.
Coun Porthouse abstained while all other panel members voted to approve the plans.
Vets4Pets and Dungarven Bungalow in Blue House Lane, Washington.