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06/04/2016

Appeal: Bangor campsite would harm landscape character

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Permission has been refused for four tipis and eight tent pitches plus the conversion of existing buildings into associated facilities and storage in Bangor, Wales, after an inspector ruled that the scheme did not include adequate screening to mitigate its impact on the landscape.

Inspector Iwan Lloyd noted that the appeal site constitutes a series of field enclosures between the villages of Pentir and Glasinfryn, and included aread of wetland, gorse and pasture fields.

Lloyd argued that the site would be clearly evident from the A4244 and would therefore be an “obtrusive location in the countryside which would not be adequately screened by existing landscaping.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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