A virtual planning appeal will be heard later this month after an application to convert a former Bognor Regis nursing home into bedsits was refused.
Gatwick Bedsits Ltd lodged the appeal after being refused planning permission by Arun District Council to convert Aldwick House in Nyewood Lane into 38 bedsits.
An Inspector appointed by the Secretary of State will open the hearing on 22 June 2021 at 10am.
The hearing will be held as a virtual event run by an Inspector in the usual way, but with the parties invited to join via Microsoft Teams or telephone.
Documents relating to the appeal can be viewed on the Council’s website by visiting https://www.arun.gov.uk/planning-appeals and searching for BR/86/20/PL.
Anyone wishing to attend the hearing must contact the Planning Inspectorate Case Officer as soon as possible prior to the hearing, either by email or telephone after reading the Hearing Attendance Information set out below.
When contacting the Case Officer, it would be helpful if you could confirm whether you want to take an active part in the proceedings or attend only as an observer (see below).
To take part using video, participants will need to have access to Microsoft Teams (via an app or web browser). This link gives further information: https://support.office.com/en-gb/teams. Alternatively, you can take part by telephone. Calls would be to an 020 number which will incur charges: https://www.gov.uk/call-charges
All registered participants will receive individual joining instructions providing details of any requirements, guidance and support, whether joining by Teams or telephone. You should note that the event may be recorded by the Planning Inspectorate for training and quality assurance purposes.
Planning Inspectorate Case Officer: Jenni Ball
Telephone: 0303 444 5282.