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Appeal: Housing development not premature to neighbourhood plan


Wates Developments Ltd has been granted permission to develop 110 homes in Bracklesham, West Sussex, after an inspector found that the development would not be premature in regard to the emerging East Wittering and Bracklesham Neighbourhood Plan (NP).

Inspector Peter Rose noted that 50 dwellings were already under construction to the north of the 5.59 hectare appeal site.

The emerging NP allocates 180 homes for the area, with 130 dwellings identified for a 4.3 hectare site near the appeal site.

While Rose acknowledged National Planning Policy Framework guidance which places weight on the empowerment of local people to shape their.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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