Homeowner who built bungalow without planning permission 11 years ago fined £7,500 after refusing to demolish it

A redbrick bungalow with white cladding and a clay tiled roof
The bungalow Peter Dick built over a decade ago without planning permission (Image credit: BNPS)

A landowner who built a £500,000 bungalow on greenbelt land has been ordered to tear it down and must pay a £7,500 fine and £3,269 prosecution costs.

Eleven years ago Peter Dick, 74, erected the property on a plot of land he owns in the village of West Parley, near Bournemouth in Dorset, without planning permission. The site is on greenbelt land as well as being 400 metres from a conservation area and Site of Scientific Special Interest.

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