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10/03/2016

Appeal: 200 homes allowed in Solihull after High Court challenge to local plan

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Communities secretary Greg Clark has approved the development of 200 dwellings and associated works in the village of Tidbury Green, Solihull, after a successful challenge to sections of the Solihull Local Plan in the High Court removed the appeal site from the green belt.

Clark recognised that the development would result in a significant increase in size of Tidbury Green, and that the parish council purported that it would increase the village by 70 per cent.

However, he agreed with inspector David Morgan that the visually contained and discrete nature of the site meant that the development would not have a significant harmful effect on the visual amenity.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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