02 UK mast reveives go-ahead

PLANS to install a mobile phone mast in Bearsden have been given the go-ahead.

Mobile phone operators 02 UK Ltd want to put the 20 metre mast at a site at the junction of Maxwell Avenue and Canniesburn Road.

East Dunbartonshire Council’s planning board agreed to the mast last week.

A total of 35 letters of objection were submitted against the mast, which included concerns that it will be close to homes, have a detrimental impact of the visual and general amenity of the area. Residents also called for a bat and wildlife survey to be carried out.