Coronation Road star Sally Dynevor in planning row with prestigious grammar college over sports activities corridor that will ‘harm’ her £2million mansion
- Coronation Road’s Sally Dynevor embroiled in row with a grammar college
- Star opposed development of sports activities corridor at Altrincham Grammar College for Ladies
- The grounds border Dynevor’s property within the village of Bowdon, Cheshire
Coronation Street actress Sally Dynevor is embroiled in a row with one of many nation’s most prestigious grammar faculties over claims that constructing work is ‘damaging’ her £2million mansion.
The star and her scriptwriter husband, Tim, had been amongst greater than 30 neighbours who opposed the development of a brand new sports activities corridor at Altrincham Grammar College for Ladies, whose grounds border their property within the village of Bowdon, Cheshire.
Locals stated the 32ft tall timber-clad constructing resembled a ‘grossly unattractive business warehouse’ and claimed it will block gentle to their gardens, worsen parking points and ‘destroy the tranquillity’ of the group, which sits within the Devisdale and Bowdon Conservation Areas.
Sally Whittaker arrives on the BAFTA TV Awards in 2006, London
Regardless of such considerations – and opposition from native civic and conservation teams – Trafford Council handed the plans in October.
Floor work has since begun for the corridor, which is being constructed on the college’s current sixth-form web site, half a mile from the principle college.
It contains 4 indoor badminton courts, altering rooms and the reconfiguration of current tennis courts for pupil and public use at weekends.
However Mrs Dynevor, who this week obtained an MBE within the new yr honours for providers to drama, claims issues have already emerged.
Earlier this month she tweeted the college and its contractors, saying: ‘Your constructing basis work is inflicting harm to our home and to our neighbours. We have contacted you quite a few occasions alerting you [to] this however after per week we nonetheless have had no go to from you or any direct response to our emails.’
The star opposed the development of a brand new sports activities corridor at Altrincham Grammar College for Ladies, whose grounds border their property within the village of Bowdon, Cheshire
Mrs Dynevor claimed residents had requested builders to hold out a pre-works survey however that they had refused.
Final night time Mrs Dynevor, whose daughter Phoebe, 25, stars in Netflix hit Bridgerton, declined to elaborate on the issues when contacted by the Day by day Mail, saying neighbours had been now in ‘negotiations’ with the builders.
It’s understood they’re involved about attainable beauty harm to their three-storey Victorian properties and gardens. In a 2019 letter opposing the preliminary utility, Mr Dynevor stated the corridor would ‘block daylight to our home’ and that ball video games within the corridor ‘would destroy the tranquillity we at present get pleasure from’.
Though council officers agreed the corridor was ‘at odds’ with the ‘positive, historic, city grain’ of the properties, they handed the applying to let the college educate extra sports activities.
Final night time the college, which in August was named the eighth greatest grammar for GCSE and A-level leads to the nation, declined to remark.