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18/11/2015

Appeal: Cattery and specialist college facility ruled inappropriate in green belt

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Permission has been refused for a cattery and small animal housing unit and a training facility for students with severe learning difficulties in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, after an inspector found the scheme constituted inappropriate development within the green belt.

The appellant sought to erect a timber-finish, hexagonal parasol building to house the proposed facilities; inspector Peter Eggleton conceded that the building had been designed to limit its wider impact.

The appellant posited that the development would seek to promote the importance of conservation of wildlife in the local community, encourage outdoor recreational activities and provide .....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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