Log in | Register
04/06/2021

Appeal: Affordable scheme would undermine urban extension

Words:
Worcester / Shutterstock: 54110823

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........
THE PLANNER is the Official Magazine for the RTPI

Not a member?
60 day free trial of our premium content when you Register Now

Or log in as a subscriber

Go back to The Planner Home Page

Tags

FEATURES

  • Marc Vlessing is a man in the middle – the chief executive and co-founder of a developer who wants to balance the competing social, political and cultural forces that make planning and building such an arduous task in the UK, as he explains to Simon Wicks

    Marc Vlessing by Peter Searle
  • Trumpington Meadows was marketed as a well-designed, nature-centred, active-travel focused, community-friendly approach to development. Ten years after the first residents moved in, Rachel Masker asks whether it can be considered to have met its goals

  • The idealistic impulse of the ‘new town’ is being lost as time takes its toll and memories fade. Researcher Su Fitzpatrick is dedicated to recalling and preserving its original spirit, while ringing the changes of a great social and planning experiment