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07/07/2017

Appeal: ‘Transfer of permission’ for worker’s home at educational farm refused

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Plans to transfer planning permission from an existing barn to a new worker’s dwelling at an educational farm project in Dorset have been blocked, after an inspector ruled there was no legal mechanism that could prevent the appellant going ahead with both schemes if he allowed the appeal.

The appellant was previously granted permission for two proposals: the change of use of an existing residential farmhouse to an educational institute, and the change of use of an existing barn into a home. The first permission has now been implemented as the Magdalen Project, which educates children about farming and farm animals. The second permission has not gone ahead because, according to t.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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