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11/03/2016

Appeal: Loxwood homes refused for conflicting with neighbourhood plan

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The Department for Communities and Local Government has turned down an appeal by Crownhall Estates for 25 dwellings in Loxwood, Billinghurst, after finding that development of the site would contradict relevant policies in the newly adopted Chichester Local Plan (LP) and Loxwood Neighbourhood Plan 2013-2029 (NP).

In his decision letter, communities secretary Greg Clark noted that both plans had been adopted after Chichester District Council has issued its decision on the appeal and following the dismissal of two judicial reviews against the NP, made primarily on grounds relating to strategic environment assessment.

During the formation of the LP, the council recognised that it could not meet the a.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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