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27/02/2017

Appeal: 420-home development approved with no affordable housing provision

Aerial view of Gloucester

The development, south of Gloucester, will go ahead with no affordable housing after the developer demonstrated it would make the plans unviable.

The proposal, on land to the north of the M5 motorway, is unusual in that the decision went to appeal despite both parties agreeing that permission should be approved. The case's primary issue is the question of whether (and to what extent) the development should include affordable housing. Gloucester City Council's position – that the development should only go ahead if 10 per ce.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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