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08/02/2016

Appeal: Manege development compliant with green belt and AONB aims

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The construction of a manege or sand school for equestrian use has been approved for Box in Wiltshire, after an inspector ruled that the scheme would not adversely effect the openness of the green belt or the character of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

Inspector Sara Morgan noted that Wiltshire Council had recently granted permission for the change of use of the appeal site together with other land to use for equine purposes, to regularise the equestrian use of the land which had been ongoing for some years.

A small manege already exists on the site, but the proposal sought to extend the development. Morgan found that the manege itself .....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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