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Appeal: 45 homes would not harm green infrastructure


Outline planning permission has been granted for 45 dwellings on Thornaby, near Stockton-on-Tees, after an inspector decided that the development had no bearing on the site’s potential as a ‘green corridor’.

Inspector Philip Major noted that Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is preparing the Stockton-on-Tees Regeneration and Environment Local Plan, which seeks to promote green infrastructure in the form of primary and secondary corridors.

But he found that as the plan was at an early development stage, and given there was no direct suggestion that the appeal site itself would lie within such a.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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