'It's grey!' Homeowners hit back at critics of semi-detached house painted 'black'

Harj Minhas and Ken Chan of Rent In Worcester
Harj Minhas and Ken Chan of Rent In Worcester painted the house anthracite grey but have been shocked at the negative reaction to their work (Image credit: Rent In Worcester)

The owner of a home painted in a dark colour dubbed “ugly” by local politicians has hit back at critics.

The £470k semi-detached in Worcester has split opinion among locals after the paint job and installation of fake grass – and some online commenters have compared it to a Miller and Carter steakhouse.

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