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Appeal: Elderly accommodation need trumps open space loss

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Permission has been given for 69 extra care homes on a patch of undeveloped land within the built-up area of Falmouth, despite Cornwall council arguing against the scheme because of the loss of ‘needed’ open space.

Inspector RJ Marshall noted that the appeal site is surrounded on three sides by houses with extensive tree cover along most boundaries. As this “attractive” woodland feature would be retained, Marshall said the site would be well screened and would not detract from the character and appearance of the surrounding area.

Marshall accepted concerns from the council and third part.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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