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Appeal: Isle of Sheppey homes could affect mineral resources

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Plans for 14 homes on the Isle of Sheppey have been refused in part for failing to submit a minerals assessment, despite the appellant’s argument that there would be no financially viable way to extract the minerals.

The appeal relates to a holiday caravan park on the Isle of Sheppey, situated in the “important local countryside gap” (ILCG) between Sheerness and Minster. The proposal would involve removing existing caravans to make way for seven pairs of semi-detached three-storey homes.

The holiday park is identified in the Swale Borough Local Plan as one of the area’s principle tou.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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