Its plans are an insult to our area and will not provide the quality of development that we should expect. Local residents will be adversely affected by the provision of ZERO parking spaces for 38 flats. The new residents will have a lower quality of life than the residents in surrounding roads as the site has 24/7 traffic passing the doors.
Is this really a site that is suitable for high density social housing?
|The development as seen from the two storey victorian houses on Thornhill Road.|
This is the design of the scheme. A dull design which will significantly overlook the houses on Thornhill Road.
The Inspector in granting permission said
I conclude that the proposal would not have a seriously detrimental effect on the livingFor those who do not know Thornhill Road, this road is comprised of modest 2 storey victorian houses.
conditions of neighbouring occupiers in Thornhill Road, or Groombridge and
Ringstead Courts. Future occupiers of the proposal would have satisfactory
living conditions, including levels of private outdoor amenity space and
In advance of gaining planning permission, this developer has already started demolition works on the existing building...
It is such a pity that this developer has chosen to go down this path because it is a site that could take a lot of extra homes, but could incorporate proper communal garden and parking spaces for residents.