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Appeal: Javid approves designer outlet centre for North Yorkshire

Sajid Javid

Communities secretary has approved two appeals both concerning the erection of a designer outlet centre and associated restaurants and car parking for Scotch Corner, North Yorkshire, after agreeing that the scheme would not materially impact on the vitality of four adjacent town centres.

Javid noted that Richmondshire District Council’s policy CP9 gives support for retail and town centre developments of more than 500 square metres outside of town centres, but agreed with inspector George Baird that as this policy sets a threshold in site size, it is not inconsistent with the framework. He agreed that as the district is largely rural, the core strategy policy takes “.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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