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25/09/2017

Appeal: Mixed-use scheme refused on historic Dunblane battleground

Sherrifmuir / Richard Webb (Geograph): 2941151

Plans for a large mixed-use scheme including 165 homes near Dunblane have been blocked after a Scottish reporter concluded that the proposals would harm the ‘intimate character’ of the surrounding landscape.

The proposal sought permission for a two-part development dubbed Sheriffmuir Park: a residential area comprising 165 homes, and a mixed-use area with a garden centre, rural offices, a biomass heating system, and a heritage centre.

The appeal site lies within the green belt. Reporter Stephen Hall noted the “intimate, charming character” of the area, uninterrupted by the conceal.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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