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Appeal: Eco lodge would thwart SLA and green wedge aims


An inspector has refused permission for an ‘eco’ holiday lodge in Ingleby Barwick, Stockton-on-Tees, after ruling that the presence of a built structure in this Special Landscape Area (SLA) did not render the development appropriate.

Inspector Isobel McCretton noted that a wooden stable building currently stands on site, which the appellant seeks to replace with the suggested lodge. The lodge would feature a sedum roof, be cut into the slope of the land, and would incorporate a number of measures to make it environmentally sustainable.

The site lies outside of the defined settlement boundary of Ingleby Barwick, and wi.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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