A NEIGHBOUR says she has endured a four-year “nightmare” caused by a restaurant in Colchester’s Dutch Quarter.

The Stockwell, in West Stockwell Street, opened last year after a £1million refurbishment.

However, it has been revealed the owners have breached ten planning conditions since the restuarant opened.

The restaurant has hired a troubleshooter to take control of planning matters.

Christine Lavelle, who lives next to the restaurant, said: “It has been an absolute nightmare.”

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