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Appeal: Car park allowed for Epping Forest ‘buffer land’

Epping Forest

An inspector has approved the construction of a school car park in Loughton on the edge of Epping Forest, after judging that the scheme would not affect the landscape or highway safety.

The 34-space car park and dropping-off area is intended to serve Oaklands School and currently forms part of a ‘green’ area on the school grounds.

Inspector Jane Miles agreed that the site adds to the “attractive sylvan and verdant character” of the area and contributes positively to the overall character of the locality. But she acknowledged the appellant’s .....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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