Login | Register

Appeal: Game bird business expansion poses no threat to green belt


Heart of England Farms has received permission to erect a storage building including 96 roof solar panels in Claverdon, Warwickshire, after an inspector decided that the building would have little impact on the green belt.

The proposal formed part of an existing mixed enterprise that raises poultry and game birds for field sports.

Inspector Geoffrey Hill noted that as the building is not required for agriculture or forestry it cannot be considered appropriate development within the green belt, although he did accept that the business had a “rural character” and that the raising of game birds could only .....Sign Up or Login to read full article

THE PLANNER is the Official

Not a member?
60 day free trial of our premium content when you Register Now

RTPI Member Login

Go back to The Planner Home Page



  • Titled 'The future of planning: What's next?', this year's Planning Convention asked big questions about the direction in which the profession is headed and the role it can play in shaping our collective futures. The Planner's editorial team took note

    Images from the convention
  • Discussion of the housing crisis – and what planners can do to fix it – again permeated the annual convention. The Planner sat in on panels focusing on specialist housing and the role of local authorities, as well as an address from the housing minister, writes Matt Moody

    Illustration: Housing construction
  • ”What we do with our cities will either make or break our species,” suggested New York architect Vishaan Chakrabarti in considering how to create future successful cities. Martin Read reports

    A modern city scene