Stressed out, the woman, 62, living next door to half finished house that she says has blocked most of the light to her home
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Georgia Walsh lives next to the home that one neighbour said looks like “the builders have just got off a ship because the courses are so uneven they must be sea sick.”
Factory worker Ms Walsh, of Acacia Grove, said: “I have rented my home for eight years and love it. Since the house next door has gone up my light has been cut by 50 per cent. It is so stressful I am now on anti- depressants.
“I planned to live here for a very long time but now this has happened I just want to move out, at my age I really don’t need it.”
The house in Acacia Grove hit headlines in recent weeks after neighbours spoke of how it needed building inspectors to check out the quality of the build.
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One neighbour said: “I live opposite this on-going nightmare. I’m a brickwork contractor and it sickens me to see this happening.”
Ms Walsh said: “The sun used to come in the window and warm the room up but now it feels cold and dark.
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“Planning said the loss of light is insignificant but to me it is not, it has made it dark, so much so, I’ve bought a natural daylight bulb to compensate.
“I don’t want to live here anymore and am looking for a new place to rent.”
Rob Bridge, corporate director and chief finance officer at Fenland District Council, explained to Ms Walsh that decision it was “the correct decision to approve the application”.
He said: “I consider that officers have given this matter appropriate consultation and I can only advise that should you wish to pursue the matter further then I refer you to the Local Government Ombudsman.”