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24/11/2015

Appeal: Reduced affordable housing deemed suitable for Poole scheme

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Permission has been granted for 70 homes in Upton, Poole, after Purbeck District Council rejected the appeal because of lack of suitable affordable housing provision.

Inspector RPE Mellor noted that the appeal site is allocated for housing development in the council’s development plan, but that permission was refused as the appellant sought to designate four dwellings as affordable housing against the 40 per cent allocation required by the council, which would total 28 homes.

Mellor took note of a number of viability studies to which the site had bee.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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