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Appeal: ‘Inadequate detail’ halts 133-home Denbighshire scheme

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An inspector has blocked 133 homes near Prestatyn, North Wales, ruling that although the site had been allocated for new housing in the local development plan, the detail of the proposal was ‘inadequate’.

The appeal relates to a 4.8 hectare parcel of land within the development boundary of Meliden, a village in Denbighshire. Inspector Kay Sheffield noted that the site was allocated for housing in the Denbighshire Local Development Plan 2013 (LDP), thereby establishing the principle of development. Notwithstanding this, Denbighshire County Council blocked the scheme, citing traffic flow, highway .....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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