A Semington landowner has lost his appeal against a Wiltshire Council enforcement notice issued last October.

The notice was issued against Felix Rooney, of Lansdowne, Littleton, Semington, after he breached planning laws by creating a new vehicle access to his land.

The council's planning enforcement team said he should rectify the breach by installing a new wooden or boarded fence.

Planning appeal inspector Gareth Symons upheld the council's enforcement notice and dismissed Mr Rooney's appeal.

He also refused planning permission for the unapproved access.

Mr Symons said that although the access was from a dead end, approaching traffic would pass a blind bend, which would have a "serious adverse effect" on highway safety.

The council had also argued the access had affected the character and appearance of the area.

Mr Rooney has offered to move the access point further east and is willing to make a new planning application.