244 Barns Road Oxford OX4 3RW

15 January 2021

Erection of a third-floor extension to provide 6 x 1 bed flats (Use Class C3). Alteration to 1no. window to the east elevation. Formation of stairs and lift access. Provision of private amenity space, cycle parking and bin and cycle stores.

Although we have no objection to the principle of this development, this proposal has an unsympathetic design of ugly appearance which dominates the silhouette of the building from street level and has no relevance to the existing design features of the building. We urge refusal of the application on the grounds of poor aesthetic design.