Chirnside pub pergola faces opposition from neighbours

A decision on whether to call last orders on a pergola at a Borders pub is hanging in the balance.

By Paul Kelly
Tuesday, 14th December 2021, 1:24 pm
Pergola planning bid.
Pergola planning bid.

Members of the council’s Local Review Body this week adjourned a decision on the future of a part-retrospective application for the outdoor area at the Waterloo Arms in Chirnside until further discussions are concluded.

The applicants are proposing to increase the height of a fence between the pergola and their neighbour’s home.

In a report to the committee, the objectors say they understood the pergola was merely a temporary structure put up last summer to address Covid-19 safety concerns. The matter will be considered again at the review body’s February meeting.