A BISHOP'S Waltham landowner has been given permission to site six containers for storage.

Simon Hallett had applied to Winchester City Council regarding Forest Farm Barn in Winchester Road.

Planning officers have used their delegated powers to approve the application.

It had received two public objections, one from local resident Julie Standfield.

She said: "The back of our house looks over our neighbour's garden (Forest Farm) and onto this private road and the planning application site.

"The traffic has already increased significantly throughout lockdown, with on average up to 10 trips back and forth with lorries and trailers, daily my work office is upstairs and I see this traffic going past all day long.

"Any development to this will further increase noise, dust in our gardens and disturbance to the local deer population who are noticeably missing since this increased traffic began."

Shedfield Parish Council also objected.

A spokesperson said: "Shedfield Parish Council object to this application as follows. The property has a long history of planning contraventions.

"The property has a history of flooding, which has been contributed to by putting down a hardstanding.

"The proposal provides for no additional employment in the parish. There is a visual intrusion, albeit distant, from the B2177.

"The entrance is on a busy, fast stretch of road and could compromise Highway Safety."