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15/09/2017

Appeal: Final go-ahead for 1,280 homes in Perth

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Almond Valley site

A1,280 home scheme on Perthshire land first mooted for housing more than 20 years ago has been granted final approval, after a planning obligation to secure a primary school and other facilities was completed.

Reporter Allison Coard first ruled on the scheme in October 2016. She was minded to allow the appeal by the Pilkington Trust and John Muir Group, which includes plans for a primary school and community facilities at the Almond Valley site, after finding support for it in the local plan.

The Perth and Kinross Local Development Plan (2014) identifies a 150-hectare site between Hun.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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