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03/11/2017

Appeal: Replacement country home allowed despite harm to bat roosts

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An inspector has approved plans to replace a ‘substandard’ home in a highly affluent area of Buckinghamshire with a much larger classical-style country house, despite the protected bat roosts that would be lost during demolition.

The appeal relates to an Arts & Crafts-style house in Gerrards Cross, a wealthy commuter town in south Buckinghamshire. The house forms part of a private residential development comprised of large houses in spacious plots, set around Bulstrode Camp, an Iron Age hill fort and scheduled ancient monument .....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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