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Appeal: Inspector overrules local plan to allow 50% affordable scheme

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Permission has been granted for 92 homes near Gloucester, half of which would be designated affordable, after an inspector overruled local housing policy and dismissed concerns about flooding and landscape harm.

The appeal relates to a large field beyond the settlement boundary of South Cerney, a village in the Cotswolds. The proposal sought outline permission for 92 homes, 50 per cent of which would be designated affordable. Access to the site would be obtained through the demolition of 20 nearby garages.

Cotswolds District Council opposed the scheme on the grounds that housing development in op.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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