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Appeal: Affordable housing not required for Barry Island development


Permission has been granted for 25 residential and four commercial units next to the Barry Island funfair site in South Glamorgan after an inspector ruled that no provision for affordable housing was needed.

Inspector Aidan MCooey noted that the appellant used to own the overall funfair site, but that he had disposed of the remainder of the site to a funfair operator.

The Vale of Glamorgam Council originally sought an s.106 agreement to provide contributions for affordable housing, sustainable transport, public open space, community facilities and public art. However, a report by the District.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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