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Appeal: Inspector upholds £37,000 affordable housing contribution for partition scheme


Plans to extend and then divide a detached home in Elmbridge to create two semi-detached homes must include a financial contribution of £37,000 towards affordable housing, ruled an inspector, because of an 'acute need' in the area.

The appeal relates to a detached two-storey house in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, which was previously enlarged with a single-storey extension to one side. The proposal sought permission to increase the extension to two storeys, and then divide the house into two semi-detached units.

Inspector Rory Macleod ruled that while the two subdivided homes would meet minimum space standards, they wou.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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