BRADFORD, ENGLAND — Last week, planning officials refused a plan to convert an old hotel into a carwashing, car servicing and valeting facility, the Telegraph & Argus reported.
The Oct. 8 story quoted a notice that said the business would cause “adverse implications for the amenities of existing residents due to the nature of the activities likely to occur as a result of the proposals and general nuisance and disturbance caused by the activities at the site.”
Since the start of 2012, the council here has received nine applications to start carwashes. Three have been refused, five are pending and one was granted.
Another of the proposed washes was refused because of a lack of parking. This would likely lead vehicles to wait on the road, affecting the flow of traffic. The council said residents close by would suffer from “general nuisance and disturbance” as well.
One councilor noted that the refusals were caused by planning officers taking all the factors required by the proposed businesses into account.
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