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06/05/2016

Appeal: Clark rejects 650 homes and local centre in Cheltenham

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Greg Clark

Communities secretary Greg Clark has supported an inspector’s decision to refuse permission for a substantial mixed-use scheme in Leckhampton, Cheltenham, after determining that residual cumulative transport impacts of the scheme would be severe.

The proposal, submitted by Bovis Homes and Miller Homes, included plans for up to 650 dwellings and a 1.94 hectare local centre comprising a potential GP surgery, offices, a primary school and other key facilities.

Clark agreed with the reporting inspector’s assessment that the residual cumulative effects of the development proposed would increase demand for use of sections of the highw.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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