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Appeal: 136 London homes approved despite strong community opposition


A scheme for 136 homes has been approved for the site of a former sports ground in New Eltham, London, despite an “impressive volume of local opposition”.

Inspector BJ Sims noted that management of the site by Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) ceased in 1992, and it is now overgrown and unused. But a Rule 6 Party claimed a membership of 560 residencies around the GAA sports ground opposed the residential development of the site.

Sims noted the party’s reference to an appeal for 268 dwellings plus shops and a surgery on the same site, whic.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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