The loss of any Class B use will be strongly resisted. Proposals for alternative uses will be expected to be accompanied by marketing information to demonstrate that the premises have been actively and prominently marketed for B use for 18 months prior to application.
Any change of use must be accompanied by full justification of need and in compliance with normal development control criteria. This policy is subject to current permitted development rights inforce at the time of application.
Office accommodation within Burpham is extremely restricted in that only three locations have been identified in London Road, New Inn Lane and Burpham Lane – as Burpham is predominantly residential with the majority of the community leaving the Ward to work – protection of the remaining offices for local use by local Business is paramount.
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