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14/02/2020

Appeal: ‘Very special circumstances’ apply in innovative green belt housing scheme

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Plans to replace an agricultural complex in the Buckinghamshire countryside with a housing scheme based on an “‘innovative design idiom’ can go ahead, after an inspector found cumulative ‘very special circumstances’ at a public hearing.

LOCATIONChalfont St GilesAUTHORITYChiltern District CouncilINSPECTORM AllenPROCEDUREHearingDECISIONAllowedREFERENCEAPP/X0415/W/19/3233363The appeal concerned a former agricultural complex on green belt land near Chalfont St Giles, a village in Buckinghamshire. The appellant sought permission to clear the existing buildings and replace them with three new homes and a barn.It was common ground........
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