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19/11/2015

Appeal: 140 homes approved for North Berwick

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Permission has been granted for a residential development in North Berwick after a reporter found that the proposal would go some way to remedying an affordable housing shortage in East Lothian.

Reporter Richard Dent noted that the housing land requirement for East Lothian is 6,250 for the period 2009 to 2019, and 3,800 for 2019 to 2024. The appellant, Miller Homes, argued that there is a shortfall in the district’s five-year housing supply of some 1,750 for the period 2013 to 2018.

Although the council disputed the appellant’s calculations, it accepted that there is a shortf.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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