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Appeal: 20-home development fails to meet Rural Exception Site requirements

A rural development

Plans for 20 homes in the Malvern Hills area, of which 45 per cent would be designated affordable, have been rejected by an inspector for failing to meet the requirements for a Rural Exception Site.

The proposals, concerning land just outside the village of Broadwas in Worcestershire, hinge upon the Rural Exception Site (RES) scheme, which is intended to deliver carefully managed, affordable housing for local people in rural areas, assuming there is a “proven and unmet need”. Although 100 per cent affordable provision is the target for these developments, policy states that som.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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