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Appeal: ‘Significant’ chicken farm allowed for Chester


An inspector has allowed the erection of two poultry sheds to house 100,000 broiler chickens for an area of green belt in Dodleston, Chester, despite noting the potential impact on an adjacent pedigree turkey business.

Inspector Bern Hellier noted that the proposal is of a “significant scale”, but that as an agricultural use, the proposal was not unsuitable for the green belt. He judged that should there be no mitigation, there would be a significant adverse effect on the character and appearance of the local landscape, but that the “substantial tree planting” proposed would eventually.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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