Sunday, 22 July 2018

Brakspear appeal on pub plans

AN appeal has been lodged over the refusal of plans to turn a former Henley pub into a house.

Brakspear applied to convert the Rose and Crown, a Grade II listed pub in New Street, into a six-bedroom home. The pub closed in August last year.

In April, South Oxfordshire District Council’s planning committee voted unanimously to refuse planning permission due to the loss of commercial property in the street and harm to the conservation area.

The decision was supported by the town council.

Now the pub company has appealed.

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