A bid by a JD Wetherspoon pub in Falmouth to keep its roof terrace open half an hour later in the evening has been recommended for approval.

A meeting of Falmouth Town Council's planning committee considered the application from the Packet Station on The Moor on Monday evening (October 16).

The pub wants to change the hours it is allowed to use the terrace from finishing at 9pm to 9.30pm.

Falmouth Packet: The Packet Station has applied to open the roof terrace half an hour longerThe Packet Station has applied to open the roof terrace half an hour longer (Image: Paul Armstrong)

Members of the committee said they could see no reason to refuse it.

A final decision will be made by Cornwall Council.


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The pub's new roof terrace was opened in September 2022 despite from concerns from nearby residents and overlooking.

It took The Packet Station, the town's JD Wetherspoon pub, four years to get planning permission to develop a roof-top garden on top of the building on The Moor.

Despite objections from neighbours and Falmouth Civic Society, Cornwall Council gave the go ahead for the terrace, with conditions.

This was finally agreed in June 2022 and the pub closed that month for works to be carried out over the next six months.