New music room 'would create noise nuisance in Westhoughton'
BUILDING a new music room would create a nuisance for neighbours, councillors have claimed.
Westhoughton Town Council has formally objected to the proposal, saying in a letter: “The proposed building has no soundproofing and the music will create noise and nuisance for the neighbours.”
A nearby resident sent a letter of objection to Bolton Council saying: “I feel quite concerned the building is open to adaptation and disturbance which may affect neighbours in a detrimental way.
“I feel neighbours would have to tolerate inappropriate use of the building.”
Writing on behalf of Doreen Fowler, of The Hoskers, neighbour Anita Jardine said: “Mrs Fowler’s concerns are the size and height of the building, which will directly overlook her garden and bungalow.”
Mrs Jardine has also objected to the proposal in her own right.
Another resident wrote: “The height of the proposed building at the highest point reaches over 14ft, which is probably higher than my house.
“Most of the residents are elderly, many are in bungalows. I am concerned about the level of noise.”
In response, architects MJC Design Solutions Ltd wrote to the council on behalf of Mr Kelleher-Brown and said trees between the building and neighbouring properties would ensure there was no loss of light or property.
The firm also said Mr Kelleher-Brown would be happy for the council to issue conditions that would restrict the building’s usage.
Bolton Council is aiming to reach a decision by October 30.
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