* Loss of retail space or workspace either office or industrial.
* Damage to historic buildings or Conservation Area. [[Planning Applications Overall#Historic_buildings|See below.]]
* Effect on local environment.
* Benefit or not to local economy.
* effects for transport.
* Neighbours: visit/contact any businesses, organisations or individuals nearby who might be affected and ask them.
* wider issues and cumulative effects
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