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Appeal: Replacement home would be exempt from affordable housing contribution

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A proposal to demolish and replace a house in Twickenham should not be subject to an affordable housing contribution because there would be no net housing gain, although it would lead to unacceptable living conditions, ruled an inspector.

The appeal relates to a two-storey home with a pitched roof in Twickenham, south-west London, which is adjoined to the house next door. The subject of the appeal was a proposal to demolish the house and replace it with a new house of differing design.

Richmond-upon-Thames Borough Council sought a financial contribution from the appellant based on the proposed “gross development of o.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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