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18/07/2017

Appeal: Inspector dismisses Cornish homes and primary school development

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Plans for a primary school and 190 homes at Wadebridge, Cornwall have been rejected after conflicting with an emerging neighbourhood plan with the council demonstrating it had allocated enough land for homes.

Inspector Thomas Bristow said while the proposal by Redrow Homes would help boost housing delivery in Cornwall the development was not necessary to meet or exceed minimum homes targets in the local plan.The proposal for 190 homes represents a fraction of the council’s demonstrable five-year land supply, and an even smaller fraction of its overall housing target. The Cornwall Local Plan........
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