Planning permission has been refused for a home extension.

Dr James Lawrence of 9 Ermin Close applied to Wiltshire Council for permission to build a two-storey extension to his home.

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In refusing the bid, planning officers wrote: “The proposed development by reason of its forward position, bulk and unsubservient form would result in a dominant and incongruous addition to the host property harming the character of the area as the proposed development would fail to positively respond to the existing built form and building line of the area contrary to Core Policy 57 of the Wiltshire Core Strategy 2015.”