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Killjoy council tells chip shop to axe mural showing Union Flag — in London | UK | News

Killjoy council tells chip shop to axe mural showing Union Flag — in London | UK | News

[ad_1] A killjoy council has ordered a fish and chip shop owner to remove a Union flag mural from a wall after complaints from neighbours. The painting of a cartoon fish and flag along with the line “A Great British Meal” was painted on the side of The Golden Chippy in Greenwich High Road, south-east London. But Greenwich Council has told owner Chris Kanizi, 65, it has to be painted over, telling him it is an unauthorised advert. The £250 mural had reportedly drawn selfie-conscious visitors to the chip shop in search of a photo opp and fish and chip meal. An award winning eatery, The Golden Chippy has a five star rating on TripAdvisor and scooped the title of London’s top-rated restaurant on the reviews platform in 2016, according to the Telegraph. Mr Kanizi told the Telegraph: “[The mural’s] just something to put a smile on people’s faces. But the council said ‘this is a preservation area – you can’t have that and you’ve got to paint over it’. “They also said people had …