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Appeal: 240 dwellings allowed for Essex green gap

Kirby Cross

Permission has been given for the erection of 240 dwellings on land identified as a ‘green gap’ north of Kirby Cross and west of Frinton-on-Sea and Walton-on-the-Naze in Essex, after an inspector judged that the scheme met all three criteria of sustainable development.

Inspector Paul Jackson said because the appeal site lies between existing residential development and a ribbon development at Kirby Cross, there would not be a significant difference in the perception of the gap between Kirby Cross and Kirby-le-Soke. He found that the site would be a natural extension of Kirby Cross, noting that it would occupy an area already surrounded by development on three.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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