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08/03/2017

Appeal: Nursing home’s sensitive design mitigates damage to country park vista

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Plans to construct a 60-bedroom nursing home as part of an elderly care village in Suffolk have been approved, after an inspector judged that the development's sensitive design would prevent damage to the setting of an adjacent country park.
 

The nursing home would form the third development of Nowton Care Village, along with existing Nowton Court House and The Grange, residential apartments occupied by elderly people requiring varying degrees of care. The development is intended to provide for the final phase of elderly care, focusing on nursing and dementia care. The site lies adjacent to Nowton Park, a country park of some 69........
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