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Royal family's interior designer withdraws plans for development at historic mansion

1 month ago   |   By Press and Journal

An interior designer to the royals is facing a backlash over plans to create a wedding venue in the grounds of Deeside mansion.
Mikhail Pietranek, described as a “luxury interior design specialist”, runs his business from Monaltrie House in Ballater.
He has worked with notable clients such as the Duke and Duchess of Rothesay, and was responsible for overseeing the £1million revamp of Birkhall House in the grounds of Balmoral.
Monaltrie House, a B-listed building which he bought in 2002, is also used as a self-catering holiday home and regularly hosts members of the Metropolitan Police when...
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