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07/09/2016

Appeal: Penyfford homes would help meet ‘urgent’ housing need

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White Acre Estates has been given permission to develop 40 homes in Penyfford in Flintshire, Wales, after an inspector found that the impacts of the proposal were not so significant as to outweigh housing need.

Inspector Aidan McCooey noted that Flintshire County Council is unable to demonstrate a five-year supply of deliverable housing land. It originally refused the appeal because of issues with foul drainage supply and the subsequent belief that the development could not progress quickly to help meet unmet housing need.

But despite this issue being resolved, the council still chose to refuse .....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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