The 25ft high wall of MUD! Fury as & # 39; ugly & # 39; 600 meters long hill of earth blocks sunlight and countryside views while the workers build a Mercedes garage in the village
- The construction of the truck service center in the village of Lower Darwen in Lancashire has led to a huge mountain of earth
- Nearby residents say that the pile overshadows the gardens, switches off the light and ruin their views
- A resident said: It seems that the Mexican wall from Donald Trump has come to Lower Darwen. It's huge. & # 39;
Richard Spillett for MailOnline
Villagers in Lancashire say that their rural idyll has been destroyed by a 25ft-high hillside mud being dumped near their homes.
Residents of the village of Lower Darwen are furious over the mountain & # 39; created by workers who build a Mercedes service center for trucks.
They say that the earth with a length of 600 feet blocks sunlight, obstructs vision and damages their gardens.
Terry Davis is one of the homeowners whose garden is overshadowed by the mound of mud
Karen Mercer is also furious on the earth's hill hanging over her backyard. Her house looked more like the countryside before (just before the construction started)
The enormous pile of soil was built up during the construction of a truck service center in Lancashire
Homeowner Terry Davies, 52, whose house is on the construction site, said: "I recently paid £ 15,000 for a conservatory to enjoy the view, but the only thing I can see now is a huge pile of mud. Before we had a beautiful view of the countryside.
& # 39; I feel that this will really worsen the properties in the area. No one with whom I have spoken is happy, we are all in our arms.
We knew that they had a building permit because signs in the area went up, but nobody expected this.
I have written and rattled the advice, but no one comes back to me, we are left behind in the dark. & # 39;
Gardens in the village say that light is cut out and that their ever-attractive views are spoiled
A view from the garden of Karen Mercer shows the 25ft pile of mud that hides high above her
The mud is produced by work on a Mercedes service center in the village near Blackburn
Another resident, the 77-year-old Ray Winstanley, lived on the road for 20 years, but did not see the signs that went up before the work began.
He said: It seems that the Mexican wall from Donald Trump has come to Lower Darwen. It is huge.
It's terrible, they did not tell us they would put it there. I am really worried about the rain that is flowing, the water will run from the top of the hill to my garden. & # 39;
Darwen Council says they are aware of the resident's concerns and will look into it.
Ciceley Commercials Ltd, which carries out the construction work, has so far made no comment.
Homeowner Terry Davies, whose house is on the construction site, described the hill as a "thorn in the eye."
The mud is piled up on the other side of a fence that marks the border of local houses
A view from the rear window of a resident shows the scale of the mud piles built up by construction workers