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06/12/2016

Appeal: 50 Weston-super-Mare homes will not harm beauty spot

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Coldharbour Land Ltd has been granted permission to develop 50 homes on land 350 metres to the west of the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), after judging that the development would not be unsuitable in the appeal site context.

Inspector Michael Boniface agreed with the appellant’s landscape and visual impact assessment which concluded that the landscape in the area of the appeal site is of medium sensitivity, having some value but being undesignated, and having some scope for a limited scale of change.

He judged that given the size of the development, the limited range of views and the close relationship .....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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