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Appeal: Hotel and drive-thru would not compromise Salisbury centre


Permission has been granted for a hotel and separate drive-thru on a site just outside of the centre of Salisbury, after an inspector disagreed that the site would harm the vitality and viability of the city centre.

Inspector Michael Boniface noted that although the site is in an established commercial area, it is common ground between the appeal parties that it falls outside of the limits of development as defined in the Wiltshire Core Strategy (CS).

But Boniface took note of comments from the inspector who examined the CS, who concluded that the efficacy of the plan was partially undermined by the .....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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