41 Southmoor Road Oxford OX2 6RF

30 January 2021

Replacement of windows and entrance doors and erection of new WC to lower ground floor below entrance pathway to east elevation. Works to basement well to include replacement steel stairs, balustrade and treads, wall to be replaced with steel railings, removal of under stairs store and insertion of 1no. window to north elevation of basement well. Solid rear roof terrace to be replaced with structural glass roof.

Reasons: No reasons have been given for the replacement of the front door or the railings/wall and metal stairs. Changing the railings/wall and stairs would have a negative impact on the unity of this row of six houses in a conservation area and is inconsistent with Council conservation policy. We recommend refusal of this application.