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Appeal: New-build home allowed on proposed Crossrail 2 route

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An inspector has permitted a new-build home on land that will be required for Crossrail 2 according to TfL's latest plans, noting that the funding and delivery of the rail project remained uncertain.

The appeal concerned the end plot of a residential street in Wimbledon that abuts the South West Main Line, a major railway corridor running from London Waterloo to Dorset. The site is currently occupied by a large garage belonging to the last house in the street before the railway line. The appellant sought permission to demolish the garage and replace it with a new-build home.

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