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05/01/2017

Appeal: 98 homes approved for Essex green gap

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Little Clacton

An inspector has approved 98 homes for a designated green gap in Little Clacton, Essex, after deciding that the social and economic benefits of the scheme outweighed the “moderate” environmental harm.

Inspector DM Young noted that Tendring District Council accepted its inability to demonstrate a five-year supply of housing land. The site is designated in the local plan as a ‘local green gap’, intending to conserve the open rural setting of this edge of Little Clacton.

But as this policy in part has the effect of restraining housing land, Young considered it to be out of dat.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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