Planning Application Withdrawal Welcomed
Mark Griffin MSP has welcomed the decision by the owner of the Circle and Black Bull public houses to withdraw his application for two outdoor drinking areas, which would have infringed the Main Street in Cumbernauld Village.
Mr Griffin, who had been contacted by many concerned local residents, made formal objections to the council’s planning department.
"I am pleased that the applicant has withdrawn the plans."I had grave concerns about the proposals and the impact they would have had on Cumbernauld Village Main Street. I made them clear in my representations to the council’s planning department.
"Residents of the Village would have suffered from increased disturbance caused by the level of noise generated by people drinking late into the night on the decking. Furthermore it was my belief, and the belief of others in the Village, that the plans would also have had a detrimental impact on the conservation area. This is a victory for people in the local community."