Northern Ireland

Fraser Homes' Bangor development refused by planners

Planners have blocked a proposal to build an apartment development close to the Royal Ulster Yacht Club in Bangor.

Developer Fraser Homes had hoped to build 54 apartments at a site on Clifton Road.

However the Planning Appeals Commission said the three apartment blocks would have caused unacceptable damage to the residential character of the area.

The PAC said it would also have had an "over dominant" impact on neighbouring homes.