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19/08/2019

Appeal: 'Intimidating' road would form barrier between homes and services

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An inspector has rejected plans for 12 self-build homes in Lincolnshire, ruling that residents who could not 'scamper across' an 'intimidating' nearby road would need a car to reach services only 2km away.

LOCATIONHolbeach AUTHORITYSouth Holland District CouncilINSPECTORGraeme RobbiePROCEDUREWritten submissionsDECISIONDismissedREFERENCEAPP/A2525/W/18/3218958The appeal concerned a wedge-shaped parcel of land two kilometres north of Holbeach, a market town in south Lincolnshire. The site is separated from the town and its services by the A17 road.The appellant argued that the road was "not a........
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