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10/04/2017

Appeal: Cambridgeshire houses allowed contrary to core strategy

Wothorpe

Plans for three detached houses on the edge of Wothorpe, Cambridgeshire have been approved despite conflict with Peterborough City Council's core strategy, after an inspector ruled they would not harm the character of the area.

The appeal plot sits on the edge of Wothorpe, with the majority of the land beyond the village envelope; for planning purposes, construction would be considered countryside development. Inspector I Radcliffe noted that despite being located outside of Wothorpe's boundaries, the site is not far from town of Stamford, which has a wide range of facilities. 

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