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18/05/2017

Appeal: Flats approved in Plymouth despite parking concerns

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In order to meet ‘urgent’ demand for housing in Plymouth, an inspector has granted permission for 59 apartments in Plymouth despite parking, outlook and design concerns raised by local residents.

The proposal seeks the construction of the apartments north of Plymouth's city centre. Plymouth City Council has accepted that it cannot demonstrate a five-year supply of housing, and inspector Neil Pope considered the true figure to be around two years, indicating a severe shortfall. Pope assessed the benefits of the scheme in his report: as well as the provision of both affordable and mar.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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