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09/02/2017

Appeal: ‘Abandoned’ home proposal would not impact Brecon Beacons scenery

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An inspector has approved the reinstatement of a former home within the Brecon Beacons National Park after finding that the scheme was not reliant on proof that there was no need for affordable housing in the area.

The appellant provided background information on the Gilwern house including its erection in 1830, its use as a dwelling and beer house until 1910, and its purchase in 1968 for use by members of the Field Club of Moseley Grammar School. Although the council contended that future use as a market home needed to be justified in line with development plan policy, Inspector AL McCooey said this did .....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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