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Appeal: Ferry crossing car park seen as risk to biodiversity


Permission has been refused for 40 parking spaces to service a reinstated ferry crossing in South Fambridge, Essex, after an inspector ruled that insufficient evidence of the impact on biodiversity had been submitted.

Inspector Cullum Parker noted Rochford District Council’s assertion that the ferry crossing itself, which would carry 12 foot passengers, could be considered appropriate development within the green belt as it constituted a required form of local infrastructure, serving as a link between the villages of South and North Fambridge.

Parker noted that the crossing had already obtained permi.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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