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Appeal: 500 home scheme blocked despite housing shortfall

High Wycombe

Plans for a 500-home development near Princes Risborough have been rejected despite a housing shortfall in the area, after an inspector decided that the plans would cause ‘severe and unacceptable harm’ to nearby road networks.

The site, north-west of High Wycombe, had previously been allocated for development of up to 570 homes by Buckinghamshire County Council, as it seeks to address the area’s housing supply shortfall. But a requirement specific to the site requires any development to be well integrated with Princes Risborough through effective and sustainable transport links.

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