New Dwelling Declined

Plans to erect a contemporary, new home in Ruddington’s conservation area, right alongside The Green, have been rejected by Rushcliffe Borough Council (RBC). The application [22/00485/FUL] by Building Design (Nottm) Ltd would have seen the demolition of the garage belonging to 6, The Green (‘The White House’) to make way for a modern two storey house (plus attic room) to be built ‘next door’ over the current garden – filling the “gap” seen in the photograph above. You can find further details >>HERE<<. The two reasons RBC gives for rejecting these plans are:- “The…

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24-Hour Fuel Refused

There’s to be no round-the-clock opening at Ruddington Service Station after the application was turned down by Rushcliffe planners. This upheld a condition imposed on the facility back in 1993 that “The petrol filling station shall only be open for business between the hours of 06.30 and 22.30 Monday to Friday, 07.00 and 22.30 hours Saturday and 08.00 until 22.00 hours Sunday.”  It was a restriction added out of consideration for residents in the vicinity of 130-132 Loughborough Road. Permission was again refused on the grounds that allowing opening beyond the current hours “…is considered likely to generate increased…

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