Lord Andrew Lloyd-Webber gets planning permission to build pool house at his Watership Down estate

Aerial photograph of Sydmonton Court in Hampshire shows a large front and back garden, tennis court, and large outbuilding around a large mansion
Sydmonton Court, the home of Andrew Lloyd Webber has been approved permission to erect a new pool house on its 5000-acre estate (Image credit: Getty Images)

Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber has been given permission to build a pool house at his his home in Hampshire.

Famous composer, Lord Webber, 75, purchased Sydmonton Court in 1978 where he lives with his wife, former equestrian sportswoman Madeleine Gurdon, 60.

Joseph Mullane
News Editor

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.