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Appeal: 130 homes rejected for Essex village


A proposal for 130 homes in Elsenham, Essex, has been rejected after an inspector took issue with the layout of the scheme and its relationship with the surrounding countryside and the living conditions of future residents.

Inspector G D Jones noted that developer Bovis Homes had already been granted permission for substantial development on the site. The question therefore was not whether residential use should be allowed, but rather the detail of how this should be achieved.

Jones described the location of the site as being a “sensitive edge-of-village location”, but that plans submitted with the origi.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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