Skinniest home in Britain looks set to be torn down

The skinniest home in Britain looks set to be torn down after the owner lost a legal fight with a London council. The narrow property is barely two metres wide, and was built between two houses in Leyton, where a garage used to stand.

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According to the Evening Standard, the owner of the home on Manor Road, Mohammed Akhlaq, now has three months to revert the building back to its previous use.

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One neighbour said: "For a long time it was a horrible shed, not even a garage. They seem to have put this bizarre front on it, but what was there before was really, really horrible. I don’t have anything against it."