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Appeal: 240 more homes unjustified in light of 6.67-year supply


An inspector has blocked 240 homes near Stratford-upon-Avon, ruling that allowing further development contrary to local policy in an area with a housing supply of 6.67 years would ‘undermine the whole principle of a plan-led system”.

The appeal relates to 10 hectares of greenfield land near the A423, which bypasses the town of Southam, Warwickshire. The road separates the appeal site from the centre of Southam and most of its shopping facilities. The appellant sought outline permission to build 240 homes on the site, with all matters reserved except access.

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