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02/06/2017

Appeal: 44 ‘extra care apartments’ allowed in AONB subject to design conditions

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An inspector has granted permission for 44 ‘extra care apartments’ to be built next to an already-approved dementia care home in Gloucestershire, subject to various design conditions to preserve the character of the Cotswolds AONB.

The appeal relates to a block of ‘extra care’ apartments, described by the appellant as “a compromise between sheltered housing and a care home, where residents can continue living independently whilst benefiting from personal care support”. A neighbouring 48-bed dementia care home has received full permission and is under construction, and the principle of the current p.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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