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Appeal: ‘Unpopular’ local pub approved for housing development

Red Lion Pub Baumber

Permission has been granted for the demolition of the Red Lion Pub in Baumber, Lincolnshire, and the replacement with seven houses, after the inspector concluded that this would represent no great loss to the community.

Inspector Zoe Raygen noted that the pub has been closed for the past five years since purchase by the appellant, with details of occupation for the proceeding 20 years being “sketchy”. Although the parish council told of the pub’s great popularity with parties on route from Skegness in the past, they agreed that around 90 per cent of Baumber’s 168-strong population proba.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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