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Appeal: Clark approves Preston gypsy site


Communities secretary Greg Clark has permitted an application for a residential caravan site for three gypsy families each with two caravans, plus an amenity block, in Newton with Scales, Preston.

Clark noted that an application has also been made for a four-pitch scheme, but that inspector Mark Daykene had recommended that the appeal be allowed on the basis of a three-pitch scheme.

Clark agreed that the four-pitch proposal was dominated by hard landscaping treatment and lacked the opportunity for soft landscaping, and therefore did not represent positive enhancement of the environ.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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