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18/01/2017

Appeal: Lack of evidence sees appellant’s housing supply qualms refuted

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Gladman Developments has been refused permission to develop 64 dwellings on a site outside of the settlement limits of Burghfield Common in Reading, after it failed to prove its view that the council could not demonstrate a five-year housing land supply.

Inspector Colin Ball noted that Burghfield Common is a “stongly linear village”, and that the appeal site lies outside and to the east of its limits, separated by “an extensive belt of old woodland”. The appeal site lies within an “extremely attractive” area of countryside, said Ball, and is of a “totally different character” to the rest of the vi.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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