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Politicians to vote on Stanmore section of Bushey eruv
The application to erect six poles which will complete the continuous religious boundary forming the Bushey eruv will be heard at Harrow Council on Tuesday.
Hertsmere Borough Council approved the controversial proposal to build the Jewish aerial boundary in Bushey last month.
Politicians passed the application to erect steel poles connected by fishing wire in 25 locations across the town.
The proposal was submitted on behalf of Bushey United Synagogue, in Sparrows Herne.
On the Sabbath day, Jewish Law prohibits the carrying or transportation of items such as wheelchairs, pushchairs and handkerchiefs.
These rules will be relaxed for observant Jews inside the eruv.
Applicants are seeking permission to erect six poles in Harrow in order to complete the religious boundary.
All six of the sites in the Stanmore Park ward are located in the Metropolitan Green Belt.
However, in documents submitted to the council, planning officers said that, due to the slender diameter of the poles and their locations they would not "represent inappropriate development in the Green Belt".
The poles would be 73mm in diameter and 5.5 metres high with thin connecting wire.
There are currently eruvs in Stanmore, Edgware and Borehamwood.
Planning officers recommend that Harrow Council approve the application, which is due to be heard at the council's offices, in Station Road.
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