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Appeal: 350 homes approved for Milton Keynes despite road safety concerns

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Connolly Homes Plc has been granted outline planning permission for the development of up to 350 homes at Church Farm in the Buckinghamshire village of Wavendon, after an inspector found that Milton Keynes Council had wrongly judged various highway measures outlined by the appellant to be unsafe for road users and pedestrians.

Inspector Kevin Gleeson noted that a large number of local residents had submitted representations expressing concerns about the safety of pedestrians, cyclists and school children in relation to access arrangement for the appeal site.But he argued that there was no evidence that the needs of these groups have not been appropriately addressed given the stage of design development, or that........
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