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01/12/2015

Appeal: 215 homes plus local shop approved for Ludlow

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Outline permission has been granted for up to 215 homes plus public open space and a convenience store in Ludlow, Shropshire, after an inspector found that the public benefits of the proposal far outweighed local objections to its impact on amenity.

Inspector B J Sims noted that saved policies of the South Shropshire Local Plan 2004-11 (SSLP) outline a county requirement for around 27,500 new dwellings in the 20 years to 2026, with an indicative 500 to 1,000 dwellings required for Ludlow.

According to the SSLP, the appeal site lies outside of the settlement boundary of Ludlow and is not allocated for development. However, this plan m.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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