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Appeal: Javid allows 871 homes for Lichfield

Sajid Javid

Communities secretary Sajid Javid has approved the development of two schemes equalling 871 homes in two villages near Lichfield, Staffordshire, but refused permission for 180 homes for a third site nearby.

An appeal proposal for 750 homes in Curborough had been refused by the inspector because of the impact on two heritage assets, the loss of veteran trees, and what he assessed to be no more than a “marginal” need for the development.

But despite assessing, unlike the inspector, that Lichfield District Council could in fact demonstrate a five-year supply of housing land, Javid s.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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