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Appeal: Housing density unsuitable for rural setting

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A reporter has concluded that the proposed density of a 46-home development at the edge of the village of Barry, Carnoustie, would not be sympathetic to the rural setting.

Reporter John Martin noted that the site has been included in the Angus Local Development Plan as having the potential to provide housing, but that the council refused the application as it would not fit with the local landscape in terms of massing, scale and layout.

Martin argued that while the density of the proposal (around 10.5 units an acre) has been permitted for other sites in the .....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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