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Appeal: Inspector backs Cambridgeshire homes on sports facilities grounds


A housing scheme at the edge of a Cambridgeshire village has been endorsed by an inspector for its contribution to sports provision even though the proposal conflicted with the local plan and the planning authority could show a five-year supply of housing land.

LOCATIONLand at and to the rear of 30 and 32 New Road, Over, Cambridgeshire CB24 5PJAUTHORITYSouth Cambridgeshire District CouncilINSPECTORDavid ReedPROCEDUREHearingDECISIONAllowedREFERENCEAPP/W0530/W/20/3264242Abbey Properties Cambridgeshire and Dennis and Rita Rolph had appealed against South Cambridgeshire District Council’s failure to give notice on their outline application for 44 homes at........
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