Adjacent to highway

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Re: Adjacent to highway

Post by IdefixUK » Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:29 pm

I would just love to know more about the curved wall in front of the double garages, perhaps a different photo. Probably off topic but just interested.
Thanks.

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Re: Adjacent to highway

Post by MacadamB53 » Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:49 pm

Collaborate wrote:
Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:37 am
arborlad wrote:
Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:24 am
That is a real strange layout..............can you identify which is your house please?

You haven't said why you want to increase the height.
OP identified their property in their last post.

I have to say that it would be an aggressive and confrontational thing to do to build a 2m wall so close to the windows of your neighbours to the right in the photograph. Potentially you would be interfering in their right to light as well.
Hi Collaborate,

did you get your wires crossed about which section of wall we are discussing? the section behind the car that runs perpendicular to the neighbour’s house and is probably c4m away from their downstairs window...

kind regards, Mac

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Re: Adjacent to highway

Post by MacadamB53 » Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:50 pm

IdefixUK wrote:
Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:29 pm
I would just love to know more about the curved wall in front of the double garages, perhaps a different photo. Probably off topic but just interested.
Thanks.
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Re: Adjacent to highway

Post by Collaborate » Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:46 pm

MacadamB53 wrote:
Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:49 pm
Collaborate wrote:
Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:37 am
arborlad wrote:
Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:24 am
That is a real strange layout..............can you identify which is your house please?

You haven't said why you want to increase the height.
OP identified their property in their last post.

I have to say that it would be an aggressive and confrontational thing to do to build a 2m wall so close to the windows of your neighbours to the right in the photograph. Potentially you would be interfering in their right to light as well.
Hi Collaborate,

did you get your wires crossed about which section of wall we are discussing? the section behind the car that runs perpendicular to the neighbour’s house and is probably c4m away from their downstairs window...

kind regards, Mac
Yep, didn't spot it was just the yellow wall.

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Re: Adjacent to highway

Post by arborlad » Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:29 am

Collaborate wrote:
Thu Mar 21, 2019 2:18 pm
The one to the right of the tree and skip, and above the blue car.

Happy to help.


From the first photo it looks like the detached one with the two white garage doors - be better if the OP could confirm it though.
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Re: Adjacent to highway

Post by Clifford Pope » Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:42 am

That'sthe same one, surely? The one with the wheelie bin parked against the wall.

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Re: Adjacent to highway

Post by arborlad » Sat Mar 23, 2019 5:08 am

Newmoon wrote:
Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:34 am
I wont get this approved through full planning application as it may be considered as non similar to locality.

Thanks
Newmoon



The term normally used in these circumstances is not in keeping with the overall street scene, which basically includes anything forward of the building line.
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Re: Adjacent to highway

Post by ukmicky » Sat Mar 23, 2019 3:46 pm

Appeal the refusal to issue the LDC as they can’t take into account what it will do to the street scene.

The can’t claim the car park is a continuation of the highway because to do so would mean the owner of the car parking bay couldn’t permanently block it with a car as it would be a obstruction to the highway. It’s either a privately owned parking bay or highway ,it can’t be both.


If it’s highway it also means the owner of the land couldn’t leave an untaxed vehicle on it and must abide by the rules of the highways Act so it’s important for the owner of the land to find out what status this land really has also.
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