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Appeal: Loss of industrial land does not preclude Surrey homes

Cranleigh High Street

120 homes have been allowed in Cranleigh, Surrey, despite the appeal site being allocated for employment purposes in the emerging local plan (eLP).

Inspector GD Jones noted that in Waverley Borough Council’s best-case scenario it was able to demonstrate a 5.3 years’ housing land supply. But Jones noted a persistent under-delivery in housing targets since 2009, and after assessing the current and projected housing levels, concluded that the council could not prove a robust housing land supply.

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