A conflict has arisen over a new 11-home development in Weston Turville after builders changed the position of a first floor window with respect to the original plans. The approved plans for the Low Meadow development included a dormer window at the back of the house in question, known as ‘plot 11’, that overlooked its own garden. However, as the property went up, its neighbour living to the side of the house could only look on in horror as a window appeared directly over her garden, providing a perfect line of sight into her nine-year-old daughter’s bedroom.Dr Vicky Taylor, the homeowner affected by the unscripted window, said:“I told my daughter not to worry because there was no window on that side and then blow me suddenly they put a window in. Because there’s scaffolding on that side she now cannot get dressed in her own bedroom.”We contacted the developers W.E. Black about this. Owner Eric Gadsden said: “We saw it as a better orientation for the room.”When asked why he didn’t first seek a change to the plans, Mr Gadsden said that the planning authority takes too long when dealing with such requests, adding:“If you had an efficient council you… Read full this story
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