Father forced to tear down 10ft-high treehouse he built for his children after breaching planning laws

Father forced to tear down 10ft-high treehouse he built for his children after breaching planning lawsShane MacDonald spent 10 months building the den before being told he should have applied for planning permission He planned to present it to his two daughters on Christmas Day | UPDATED: 14:53 GMT, 3 December 2012 A devoted father has been ordered to tear down a treehouse he built as a Christmas present for his children because it breached planning laws. Shane MacDonald, 27, spent 10 months building the 10ft-high den before being told he should have applied for planning permission first