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03/12/2015

Appeal: 87 dwellings approved for Worcestershire Hunt site

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Permission has been granted to developer David Wilson Homes (Mercia) for a residential development in Fernhill Heath, Worcestershire, on 4.5 hectares of land used primarily for kennels, stables and grazing by the Worcestershire Hunt.

Inspector GD Jones noted that the appeal site was located in the open countryside beyond the northern-most point of the ‘development boundary’ of Fernhill Heath as identified in the Wychavon District Local Plan 2006, and is thus in conflict with various development policies adopted by Wychavon District Council.However, Jones noted that conflict with the emerging South Worcestershire Development........
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