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Appeal: Javid overrules neighbourhood plan to allow 50 homes

Sajid Javid / Number 10

Communities secretary Sajid Javid has granted permission for 50 homes on land near Bognor Regis, overriding conflict with the Bersted neighbourhood plan because of the severe local housing shortfall.

The appeal relates to a rectangular parcel of land on the north-west edge of Bersted, a civil parish on the outskirts of Bognor Regis. The site sits in open countryside as defined by Arun District Council. The application, lodged by the Church of England's property management body, sought outline permission to build 50 homes on the land.

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