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Appeal: 150 homes approved for Crewe despite green gap contention

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Outline permission has been granted for the development of up to 150 homes in Wistaston, Crewe, after an inspector found that concerns over green gap narrowing were overshadowed by housing need.

Inspector Jonathan King noted that while the appeal had been made against the Cheshire East Council’s failure to provide a decision within the prescribed period, the council would have objected to the appeal on grounds including the use of best and most versatile (BMV) land, unsustainable development in open countryside and significant erosion to the green gap between the built up areas of Na.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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