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19/01/2016

Appeal: 100 Swindon homes approved despite plan conflict

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Permission has been granted for the development of up to 100 dwellings in the village of Wroughton, Swindon, despite an inspector acknowledging that the proposal conflicted with the recently established Swindon Borough Local Plan 2026 (LP) and the emerging Wroughton Neighbourhood Plan 2015-2026 (eWNP).

Inspector G D Jones noted that the appeal site constitutes 5.9 hectares of agricultural land adjacent to but beyond the settlement boundary of Wroughton. Jones pointed out that the LP highlights Wroughton as one of two areas where rural development will be primarily located, with development outside of settlement boundaries permitted where local needs have been identified and allocated through .....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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