Bowling alley 'a foot taller'

PUBLISHED: 15:28 03 February 2009 | UPDATED: 10:25 10 June 2010

THE new seafront bowling alley is taller than in the original plans - forcing developers to apply for retrospective planning permission.

THE new seafront bowling alley is taller than in the original plans - forcing developers to apply for retrospective planning permission.

Town planners on Monday were told by planning chairman Lynne Elson that the Esplanade development is more than a foot - 16 inches - taller than in the plans.

Councillor Steve Gazzard said: "I know 16 inches doesn't sound like a lot, but to the people living behind the bowling alley and their view it makes a real difference.

"I have grave concerns about this.


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