To quote Renzo Piano “Architecture is a very dangerous job; if a writer makes a bad book, people don’t read it. But if you make bad architecture, you impose ugliness on a place for 100 years”
Up to now, we are the only town in North Dorset that does not have its own adopted design guidance. The design guide that was drafted for the eastern extension hasn’t been followed.
There is also a lot of information that has been produced on the history of the area, and even more known to local people, which perhaps has not been brought to the attention of the local planning authority as effectively as it should.