|Conditions / Reason for Refusal:
The Council considers that the proposed alterations to this grouping of 3 attractive vernacular style dwelling in the Green Belt would harm the character and appearance of the building and the wider character and appearance of the surrounding area, contrary to Local Plan Policies CS28 ‘Sustainable Design’ and SP5 ‘Alternative Uses for Buildings within the Green Belt.’
POSITIVE AND PROACTIVE STATEMENT
The applicant did not enter into any pre application discussions with the Local Planning Authority. It is considered that it is not possible to support a scheme of this nature nor would any amendments make it acceptable. It was not considered to be in accordance with the principles of the National Planning Policy Framework and resulted in this refusal.