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Appeal: Cheshire housing scheme falls foul of highway risks


An appeal to build about 80 homes on a field at Wrenbury, Cheshire, has been rejected after an inspector decided that access to the development posed risks for highway safety.

Inspector Daniel Hartley agreed with Cheshire East Council that it could demonstrate 5.3-year supply of housing land. The site is in an area of sporadic development that would increase the new homes’ isolation contrary to paragraph 55 of the National Planning Policy Framework, while the proposal would also mean developing high-quality agricultural land.

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