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23/08/2017

Appeal: Airport expansion does not justify green belt hotel’s sauna

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A green belt hotel’s plan for an outbuilding housing a gym and sauna has been rejected after the appellant's claim that it would support the expansion of Birmingham airport was dismissed.

The proposal sought permission for a two-storey outbuilding, ancillary to an existing hotel in the Solihull green belt area, which would contain gym and sauna facilities. According to the appellant, the building would “contribute to the provision of high-quality hotel accommodation in the area, to support the expansion of Birmingham International Airport”. It would also boost the lo.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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