Council says wildlife pond added to estate is 'in breach of planning permission'

An exterior view of Holm Wood estate
The pond at Hiolme Wood Estate (pictured) is being opposed by both county and parish councillors (Image credit: Google)

A local parish council has blasted a wildlife pond on a six-acre estate as ‘adversely changing’ the local landscape.

The pond was built without planning permission at Holme Wood Estate in Marlow, Buckinghamshire in November 2022.

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