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Council hits back in Casa damages row.

CALDERDALE Council has hit back after claims Brighouse's Casa Hotel is seeking damages.

The hotel made the claim last week after a demolition order from a planning row over its huge extension was overturned at the High Court.

Now Calderdale has said Casa's new function suite does not fit the planning permission originally made.

A spokesperson for Calderdale said: "Calderdale Council considers it is important that people understand the facts relating to the recent High Court decision affecting the Casa Hotel.

"It should not be surmised from (owner) Mr McDaid's public statements that he has won his planning appeals - the judge has simply referred the decisions back to the Secretary of State.

"The Court decided that a previous 2009 planning permission is still valid; however, the extension that has been built does not resemble that planning permission and it is therefore unauthorised.

"The built extension is much bigger than the 2009 permission and therefore has a greater impact on the green belt."

The council said it expected a new public inquiry would be held later this year.

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Publication:Huddersfield Daily Examiner (Huddersfield, England)
Date:Mar 17, 2016
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