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06/11/2018

Appeal: Council ‘failed hopelessly’ in refusing mental health unit

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Wrexham County Council must pay costs for refusing a 54-bed mental health treatment unit, based on ‘perceptions of risk’ associated with ‘low-security’ mental health facilities that it did not substantiate.

LOCATIONGwersylltAUTHORITYWrexham County CouncilINSPECTORClive NieldPROCEDUREWritten submissionsDECISIONAllowedREFERENCEAPP/H6955/A/18/3207621The appeal concerned part of a small industrial estate near Gwersyllt, a village in Wrexham county. The appellant sought permission to demolish the disused industrial buildings on the site and build a 54-bedroom “low-secure unit” in their........
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