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No backing for house in garden plan
A WOMAN’s plan to build a new house in her back garden has been slammed by town leaders.
Angela Hodgkinson has asked for permission to build a two bedroom, two storey home behind her house in Ashley Road, Dovercourt.
The build would back on to neighbouring property in Main Road and with a new access made from Princes Road.
Harwich Town Council unanimously agreed to object to the plans at their latest planning meeting.
Councillor Robert Day, said: “This is on an access road, not a residential street.
“It is overcrowding the site.
“The minimum required amenity space is 75 square meters and it has 75, so they’ve really crammed it in. It is a busy area and this is an access road.”
John McPherson, who is acting as an agent for Ms Hodgkinson did not want to comment.