Kennels extension is blocked by town hall

Plans to triple the size of a dog boarding facility have been rejected by Wigan town hall over fears of noise.

Tuesday, 11th June 2019, 11:55 am
Wigan Town Hall

Councillors rebuffed an application from Rockaway Farm in Tyldesley to increase the number of kennels from 10 to 34, deciding that the extension “would lead to a significant increase in the number of dogs held at the premises which would lead to an increase in noise outbreak, causing material harm to the amenity of neighbouring residential properties.”

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The report said: “The application does not demonstrate mitigation measures to overcome this noise outbreak.