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Appeal: 145 dwellings would not unsuitably extend village


Taylor Wimpey UK has been given permission to build 145 dwellings, plus allotments and open space, in Alresford, Essex, after an inspector ruled that the proposal would not place an unsustainable burden on existing village infrastructure.

Inspector Matthew Nunn noted that while the appeal site falls outside the settlement development boundary in the 2007 Local Plan, the plan had an end date of 2011 and is formally “time expired”. Tendring District Council also does not dispute its inability to demonstrate a five-year supply of deliverable housing land.

The appeal site is noted as having “few landscape features of int.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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