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Appeal: 100 homes allowed in Hampshire strategic gap

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Gladman Developments has been given permission to develop 100 homes in a strategic gap separating the West End and Hedge End in Hampshire, after an inspector judged that the development would not lead to the visual coalescence of the two settlements.

Inspector Jonathan Bore noted that Eastleigh Borough Council is unable to demonstrate a five-year supply of deliverable housing land, and that its relevant policies for housing were therefore out of date.

Despite the council arguing to the contrary, Bore found that the saved policy relating to the strategic gap is a relevant policy for the supply of housing as it is a factor limiting the .....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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