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21/06/2016

Appeal: 130 Wiltshire homes help meet housing need

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Permission has been granted for up to 130 homes in the town of Calne in Wiltshire, after Wiltshire Council conceded that use of greenfield land was inevitable to meet the housing need for the area.

Inspector Jennifer Vyse noted that though the appeal site lies outside the development boundary for Calne, the council’s housing supply position rendered this policy out of date. There are therefore no technical or physical constraints to development on site, which constitutes 6.7 hectares of undeveloped agricultural land.

Although local residents voiced concerns about the potential imb.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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