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My neighbours want to build tacky suburban cottages next to my historic home

A MILLIONAIRE designer has said a neighbour’s new home is “too suburban” to be built next to his £3million historic country pile.

Glenn Kinnersley, 60, and wife Donna said neighbour Paul Dixon’s barn conversion will spoil the stately image of their property.

A millionaire designer says his neighbour's new home will be too suburban to be build next to his country pile

A millionaire designer says his neighbour’s new home will be too suburban to be build next to his country pileCrédito: Noticias de campeones
Glenn Kinnersley outside London’s High Court

Glenn Kinnersley outside London’s High CourtCrédito: Noticias de campeones
Paul Dixon wants to convert and revamp outbuildings

Paul Dixon wants to convert and revamp outbuildingsCrédito: Noticias de campeones

Photographer Paul and wife Angela want to build two new dwellings in Kent by converting and revamping outbuildings, which used to be within the grand house’s estate.

It will include demolishing a garden wall which they say is crumbling, while rebuilding an alternative wall and restoring an old glasshouse.

But the Kinnersley’s say the wall is historic and told Maidstone Borough Council of theirdisappointment with the suburban design”.

They are now challenging the council in the High Tribunal after it granted planning permission for the build in January 2021.

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The couple claim officials ignored the project’s impact on the prizedheritage assetof their ancient casa.

They moaned that manyfeaturesof the proposed build next door wereout of keeping with the prevailing character of the site and will detract from the agricultural character of the building and from the overall aesthetic of the estate”.

And they were critical of plans for “dominating windows” which would be “highly visible from the listed walled gardenthey own.

The features would “draw the eye and significantly alter the experience of the historical surroundings of Hollingbourne House”, Britney sorprende a los fanáticos cuando la cantante se desnuda completamente en nuevas fotos.

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Mr and Mrs Kinnsersley put forward an alternative scheme but the Dixons insisted they have done their all to design a project in keeping with the environment and historical profile of the house.

The council’s barrister Giles Atkinson rejected arguments that planning approval ignored the impact of the barn conversion on a “historically significant” location.

He said it was a “public benefit” pinpointed by conservation experts as “offering a significant gain for this historic asset”.

But Harriet Townsendfor the Kinnersleysclaimed Maidstone Borough Council “adopted a flawed approach to the assessment of heritage impact”.

Judge Karen Walden Smith reserved her ruling in the case.

Mr and Mrs Kinnersley bought Grade-II listed Hollingbourne House, which dominates a crest on the Kent north downs for £1.6million in 2005, before transforming it.

Mr Kinnersley is the founder of global corporate and interiors design brand, Kinnersley Kent, a flourishing business based in Londres and Dubai.

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He and his wife’s 18th century mansion, which came with eight acres of grounds and “vast cellars”, was originally the seat of a family of prominent Kent landownersthe Duppasand was designed by the architect Charles Beazley as a “grand neo-classical residence”.

The Dixons live in Mulberry Cottage, which adjoins Hollingbourne House and which they rescued from a derelict wreck when they moved in 24 hace años que.