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Appeal: 24 live/work units would not be inappropriate for green belt


Country Barns and Homes has been granted outline planning permission for 24 dwellings and 24 associated commercial units in Marlston cum Lache, Chester, after an inspector ruled that the development would not harm the green belt.

Inspector Alison Partridge noted that a number of “agricultural-type” buildings and other smaller buildings, used for a variety of employment purposes, currently exist on site. As the proposal seeks to demolish and then replace these buildings with a slightly reduced total cubic volume, Partridge was satisfied that the proposal would not have any greater impact on the openness of the green .....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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