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29/04/2016

Appeal: Housing would not harm school capacity

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ORMISTON

Walker Group (Scotland) has been granted permission to build 59 homes in the village of Ormiston, Scotland, after ruling that a financial contribution to a local school was sufficient to ensure that the development would not overload the school's capacity.

Reporter Michael Shiel noted that a reporter had issued a notice stating that she was minded to grant permission for a separate appeal for 120 houses in Ormiston. In this case, the reporter had accepted a suggestion by the appellant, BDW, that the development should be phased to account for insufficient school capacity.

Shiel noted that in the case of the Walker appeal, a financial contri.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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