Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page speaks out against a planning application, during a planning permission meeting at Kensington Town Hall, in London, Tuesday May 29, 2018. (David Mirzoeff/PA via AP)

No stairway to basement heaven just yet for British singer

May 30, 2018 - 6:29 am

LONDON (AP) — There will be no stairway to basement heaven just yet for British singer Robbie Williams.

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page, Williams' next-door neighbor, has persuaded local authorities to postpone a decision on the pop star's plan for an underground gym and swimming pool.

Page and the former member of boy band Take That have been battling for years over Williams' plans to extend his home in the affluent Holland Park area of west London.

Page doesn't have a whole lotta love for the project, saying building work could damage his own 19th-century Gothic-revival mansion, Tower House.

At a meeting on Tuesday, Kensington and Chelsea Council's planning committee decided not to grant Williams planning permission until it received further legal assurances.

Page said he was "really pleased at the outcome."

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