Ellingham Corridor has obtained permission to construct an extension to supply 16 new bedrooms.

Doxford Corridor, in the meantime, has obtained approval for a brand new wedding venue with 13 lodges in and round its walled backyard.

Planning officers at Northumberland County Council authorised the Ellingham Corridor scheme regardless of 15 letters of objection and issues from the parish council about parking congestion and the slender entry highway.

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Ellingham Corridor, high, and Doxford Corridor.

James Bellis, senior planning officer, reported: ‘It’s acknowledged that there will probably be an environmental influence ensuing from the introduction of additional growth to the world, though there are social and financial advantages to the proposal.

‘Neighbouring occupiers and the parish council have objected close to the influence on highways issues together with automobile parking provision on the web site, nonetheless, it’s thought-about, topic to circumstances, the proposal is suitable in highways phrases.’

At present, the venue can cater for 140 visitors and has 17 bedrooms out there within the corridor in addition to seven cottages to the north of the constructing.

The proposal contains the addition of a West Wing on the previous servants’ quarters web site and the reinstatement of the East Wing to carry the corridor’s occupancy to 63 visitors.

Ellingham Corridor.

A design assertion submitted with the bid explains that there can be 12 new bedrooms in a brand new wing to the west.

The extension, which might additionally kind a brand new courtyard for a sheltered seating space and a disabled entry, would exchange the unique servants’ wing which was destroyed by hearth in Could 1904.

The East Wing, which was intact within the late 19th century, will probably be rebuilt to supply a brand new backyard room that may open up onto a terrace, offering a second entry to the backyard, a brand new bar, and 4 additional bedrooms together with a big suite above.

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At Doxford Corridor, there have been no objections though some issues had been raised by the conservation officer.

Senior planning officer, Jon Sharp, reported: ‘On steadiness, while some hurt is triggered to the setting, the proposal will improve the capability at this current lodge enterprise, serving to to safe its future.

‘A safe, applicable use for the listed constructing will assist make sure the continued use, retention and safety of this asset.’

Northumberland wedding venues get the green light for expansion plans


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