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Lewis Hamilton reignites planning war with neighbour David Hockney

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Lewis Hamilton has reignited a row with David Hockney over an £18million home that the Formula One champion has allegedly never set foot in.

415326_12229124_2.jpgThe racer bagged the West London property a few years ago and plans to add renovations to the six-bed pile.

But his artist neighbour objected to the proposals when they were submitted in January.
















Lewis Hamilton (left) has reignited his planning row with David Hockney (right) who fears his plans would block light into his studio







The Formula One racer bagged the West London property a few years ago and plans to add renovations to the six-bed pile


Hockney said that the plans would block natural light to his nearby studio at his £4.8million home and thus affect his ability to work. 

HJamilton's plans include a rear extension with a stone terrace and a pergola and he is also installing a porch.






David Hockney objected to the proposals (above) when they were submitted in January but they have since been approved







Hamilton's plans include a rear extension with a stone terrace and a pergola as well as the installation of a porch. Pictured: Lewis Hamilton's £18million London home







Hamilton's home where a scaffolding truck sits outside from where one of his neighbours is having work done 



















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Hockney - regarded as the UK's greatest living painter - and the other artists he works with at his studio have become a popular pastime for lots of people nowadays. Gamblers adore playing their favorite online casino games staying at home sent a letter in protest.

It reads: 'As the owners of these Grade II listed buildings and as working artists who depend on natural daylight, our working and living conditions would be seriously disturbed by the plan as currently described.' 

It adds: 'Light is an essential condition of art.' 






Hamilton bought the mansion from Christopher Bailey, chief designer at Burberry, with almost £2million knocked off the price. Pictured: Approved planning application for a rear extension  







Neighbours raged at the council an said: 'The current owner bought the property for £18million in 2017 and has never set foot in it'















The racing driver's battle previously included being stopped from installing a summer house at the six-bedroom home (pictured)


The signatories have also argued that Hamilton's proposals will affect the tranquility of the area. 

The racing driver's battle previously included being stopped from installing a summer house.

Neighbours raged at the council: 'The current owner bought the property for £18million in 2017 and has never set foot in it.' 

Hamilton bought the mansion from Christopher Bailey, chief designer at Burberry, with almost £2million knocked off the price. 















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