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16/05/2017

Appeal: Nine-home scheme would ‘unacceptably urbanise’ area with housing supply of under three years

Ansty / Marilyn Peddle

An inspector has refused a proposal for nine homes in Mid Sussex, after ruling that the scheme would cause unacceptable harm to the area’s character, despite a considerable housing supply shortfall.

The appeal site is an agricultural field currently used for grazing sheep, behind a large detached house near the village of Ansty, Mid Sussex. Inspector Paul Jackson noted that despite the busy road network nearby, it maintains a distinctly rural feel. He also observed a popular local walking route, which runs around the southern edge of the site.

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