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28/02/2018

Appeal: 67 green belt log cabins allowed in Delamere Forest after Pickles refusal

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An inspector has approved Forestry Commission plans for 67 holiday log cabins and other visitor facilities in Cheshire, after Eric Pickles deemed a similar scheme inappropriate green belt development in 2014.

The appeal concerned various areas of Delamere Forest, Cheshire, which covers 972 hectares, making it the largest woodland in England. The appellant’s proposal comprised three components: the reorganisation of existing facilities to create a new visitor centre with additional offices for the Forestry Commission; upgrades to 3.5km of existing nature trails, including natural play features,.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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