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19/06/2020

Appeal: 1.3-year housing supply justifies 76 homes in South Wales

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Plans for 76 homes within a designated landscape area and beyond the nearest settlement boundary can go ahead because an inspector considered the council’s ‘serious’ housing shortfall a material consideration.

LOCATIONCoed-ElyAUTHORITYRhondda Cynon Taf County Borough CouncilINSPECTORJoanne BurstonPROCEDUREWritten submissionsDECISIONAllowedREFERENCEAPP/L6940/A/20/3246396The appeal concerned an area of valley-side land outside but adjacent to the settlement boundary of Coed-Ely, a small village in South Wales. The appellant, Lewis Homes, sought permission to build 76 homes on the site. The council........
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