Planning minister against Grouville flats plan

Deputy Rob Duhamel Deputy Rob Duhamel refused to endorse the flats plan

Related Stories

Jersey's planning minister says he will not endorse an application for flats to be built in Grouville because of the scale of the development.

Mary Herold, who lives next to Keppel Tower, said the application was not in keeping with the Island Plan.

The Royal Court ruled in her favour over the surroundings of the historic monument.

Planning minister Robert Duhamel said the developer would need to amend the proposal.

Deputy Duhamel said: "It seems to be too big and too close to the neighbours and obstructs the long-term view of Keppel Tower on one of the approach roads."

Ms Herold said: "The National Trust and very many people on the island say it's too big, too high, and too close to Seymour Cottage."

The BBC has been unable to contact the developer, Sea View Investments.

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Jersey


St Helier

10 °C 6 °C


Try our new site and tell us what you think. Learn more
Take me there

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.