A bid to expand moorings at a quiet marina has been delayed.

Brundall Gardens Marina wants to build 68 dry mooring berths – areas where boats can be stored off the water – on grassland next to the River Yare.  

But the plans were pulled ahead of a Broads Authority (BA) meeting where the scheme was due to be discussed. 

It is expected that the application will be brought forward at a future meeting.

Planning officials at the BA had recommended the scheme for approval, ahead of Friday's meeting.

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However, several locals, including Brundall Parish Council, objected.

The site owner describes the area as a quiet location away from the main marinas in the village.

Supporting the application, officials said: “The proposed development would allow the applicants to expand the boatyard activities through boat storage on a piece of land adjacent to the Brundall Gardens Marina site, and on land which has previously been used in conjunction with that business.

“The proposed development would not have an adverse impact on either landscape character or appearance, ecology and designated sites, and no undue impact on the amenity of neighbouring residents.”