Woking council dismisses garden centre plans

An application by Sutton Green Garden Centre in Guildford, Surrey has been dismissed by Woking council.

The unauthorised side extension to the garden centre in the green belt measuring 4.4 wide by 27.4m long and 2.8m high at the ridge.

The report said: "Although attached to a larger building, it is arranged as separate premises, selling food produce rather than an extension. The decision was retention without adequate information on need and potential viability would fail Green Belt policy.

St Johns Nursery (Clacton) in Essex has seen Tendring planning authority dismiss an effort to allow an unauthorised change of use of land from agricultural to use for storage and parking of commercial vehicles.

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