'Crazy Frog' mural allowed to stay despite never gaining planning approval

A mural of 'Crazy Frog' and other frogs on a wall in front of a house
The 'Crazy Frog' mural is a homage to the name of the house, 'Froghoop Cottage' that the couple bought in 1985 (Image credit: Google Earth)

A couple have been told they can keep their mural of 'Crazy Frog' on a wall in front of their house, despite breaching planning rules.

John, 63, and Caroline, 50, painted the mural of Crazy Frog, a 3D animated creature that featured on numerous singles, most notably the number 1 'Axel F' in 2005.

Joseph Mullane
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News Editor Joseph has previously written for Today’s Media and Chambers & Partners, focusing on news for conveyancers and industry professionals.  Joseph has just started his own self build project, building his own home on his family’s farm with planning permission for a timber frame, three-bedroom house in a one-acre field. The foundation work has already begun and he hopes to have the home built in the next year. Prior to this he renovated his family's home as well as doing several DIY projects, including installing a shower, building sheds, and livestock fences and shelters for the farm’s animals. Outside of homebuilding, Joseph loves rugby and has written for Rugby World, the world’s largest rugby magazine.