5G mast rejected as council says plans would harm regeneration

The grass pictured is where the mast was due to be located (Image: Copyright Unknown)

The mast was described as “unsightly”‘ and “detrimental” to the look of the area.

By George Morgan Local Democracy Reporter

  • 17:35, 29 MAY 2020

Plans for a 20 metre tall 5G mast in Merseyside have been rejected over fears it would harm a local regeneration effort.

The mast, which would have been built just off Conway Street in Birkenhead, Wirral, was said to be “unsightly” and “detrimental” to the character of the local area due to its scale by Wirral Council.

The local authority was also concerned the mast would harm huge plans to regenerate Birkenhead, due to its size and “prominent location” within the regeneration site.

Read more at: https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/5g-mast-rejected-council-says-18332088?fbclid=IwAR1U_wy1nJ_MmkbcvZN8hJ8JAvE68FmS9gl3o2H-saj4OhoV1KYTHSardhc

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