The applicant behind a proposed new vets said she has “an opportunity to serve the Harold Hill community” now that her submission has been approved. 

Nomfundo Ndlwana was behind plans to build a two-storey veterinary practice in the lot previously occupied by Heavenly Ladies Gym & PT Studio, in Petersfield Avenue. 

Filed with Havering Council, the proposal stated how the vets would include both a cat ward and a dog ward, plus facilities including operating theatres and a pharmacy. 

Council officers have now given the plans the green light, a decision Ms Ndlwana said has been “well received”. 

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She said: “It grants me an opportunity to serve the Harold Hill community and its surroundings with my veterinary skills that have been finely honed over quite protracted years.  

“Behind every domesticated four-legged creature is a human story. Thus, it will be my greatest pleasure to extend my not-so-easily dampened enthusiasm for a well-meaning interaction with living creatures.”  

View the application on Havering Council’s planning portal using the reference P1746.22.