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Appeal: Affordable scheme would undermine urban extension

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A plan for 27 affordable homes south of Worcester has been rejected by an inspector, who found that it would ‘fundamentally undermine’ the council’s allocation of a 2,600-home urban extension to Worcester and its requirement for a green space buffer.

LOCATIONWorcesterAUTHORITYMalvern Hills District CouncilINSPECTORThomas HatfieldPROCEDUREHearingDECISIONDismissedREFERENCEAPP/J1860/W/20/3255153The appeal concerned plans to build 27 homes south of Worcester, all of which would be affordable and most of which would be social-rented units. However, the appeal site was within the boundary of the Worcester South Urban Extension, a plan for 2........
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