Port Mulgrave log cabin plan snubbed by planners

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A PROPOSAL to install a log cabin at a site in Port Mulgrave for holiday letting was refused by the North York Moors National Park planning committee.

The applicants were G and K Chadfield of Rosedale Lane, Port Mulgrave and their application was supported by 13 people.

They said that the Chadfields already ran a successful holiday letting business and a log cabin would provide additional income for local businesses.

The application site was described as a former grass tennis court which had been disused since 1939 and was presently used to store a touring caravan.

The proposed cabin would be clad with natural coloured logs and have a cedar shingle roof.

It would provide accommodation for up to four people with facilities for a disabled person.

But in recommending refusing the application the authority’s building conservation officer said that the cabin would not be in keeping with the traditional buildings in the locality.