Winslet's Manor House Request Rejected

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Kate Winslet's designs for an extension to her $5.9 million (GBP3.3 million) British country retreat have been rejected by councillors for looking "like a shop front".

The Titanic actress, 28, and director husband Sam Mendes have had their application to build a porch and covered seating area for their manor house in the Cotswolds, south England, turned down by the local authority.

Planning committee councillor SUE HERDMAN says, "I'm not happy with what is proposed - it does look like a shop front and to put on a flat (rather than pitched) roof is alien.

"This is a very important house - it may take time to come up with the right porch."

Builders are still at the luxurious home, hard at work on refurbishments that Winslet and Mendes did persuade planners to allow.

The Hollywood couple are expected to move into the huge house early next year (05).

02/07/2004 13:58

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