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23/06/2016

Appeal: Bidford-on-Avon homes approved despite open space loss

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BIDFORD-ON-AVON

Miller Homes has been given permission to develop 200 dwellings in Bidford-on-Avon, after an inspector ruled that the extent to which the scheme would reduce recreational open space was not so great as to preclude development.

Inspector C Sproule noted that should the scheme be approved, housing targets laid out in Stratford-on-Avon District Council’s emerging Core Strategy (set at 14,485 dwellings by 2031) would be exceeded – but found that this would not in itself be a reason for dismissal.

The appellant’s key argument was noted as being centred on the potential for 70 of the proposed homes to be split-.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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