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Appeal: 150 homes approved despite concerns over character

Great Bentley

An inspector has allowed an appeal for a mixed-use scheme that includes 150 homes in north Essex, despite concerns about character, the lack of a five-year supply of housing and a railway crossing.

The plans, for land in Great Bentley, also include open space, employment space and structural landscaping.

Tendring District Council refused the application in November 2015.

Inspector Jameson Bridgwater said the main issues in the appeal were the effect of the proposal on the character of the area as well as its effect on rail and pedestrian safety with particular regard to the le.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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