Friday 29 June 2012 6.28am
I'm a bit surprised at how bold they are being, but then if the council is likely to agree it after the fact they were probably confident they would be able to carry on. Presumably they had to do lots of conversion works, I'm surprised complaints weren't made then.
I'm not sure why Great Dover Street
in particular deserves to have it's planning rules waived, it's a perfectly nice street! It's also not that cheap a stay (the hostel up the road is cheaper Boroman, and has a women's only section, or during the summer the halls of residence are very good).