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Appeal: Replacement home inappropriate in green belt owing to basement

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A replacement home in Bromley would be inappropriate green belt development because its proposed basement would make it too large, an inspector has ruled, despite the basement being invisible from outside.

The appeal relates to a “modest two-storey dwelling and outbuilding” in Keston, within London’s Metropolitan Green Belt. The appellant sought permission to replace the home with a new dwelling, which would include a basement. 

The proposal would result in a 55 per cent increase in floor space. According to the Bromley Unitary Development Plan (UDP), replacement resi.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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