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20/01/2022

Appeal: Flats plan refused for segregating affordable and market homes

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An application for 34 affordable retirement flats at a former Ministry of Defence (MoD) site in Oxfordshire has been dismissed after an inspector ruled that the proposal failed to integrate with market housing.

LOCATIONShirburn Road, Watlington OX49 5BZAUTHORITYSouth Oxfordshire District CouncilINSPECTORJames BlackwellPROCEDUREWritten representationsDECISIONDismissedREFERENCEAPP/Q3115/W/21/3277768Beechcroft Developments had challenged South Oxfordshire District Council’s refusal of its scheme for people aged 55 and over at a new block in Watlington. The proposal would introduce the apartments in place........
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