Log in | Register
19/04/2016

Appeal: Residential and apart/hotel accommodation approved for Cambridge Orchard Park development

Words:
Orchard Park

Kings Hedges Investments has been granted permission for 42 flats and 82 units for an apart/hotel in the Orchard Park development, Cambridge, after an inspector decided that the scheme could be made acceptable in terms of establishing a “strong sense of place” for the area.

Inspector Paul Jackson noted that the appellant had also appealed South Cambridgeshire Council’s refusal of a 132-home scheme within the same land parcel of Orchard Park. But Jackson found that this proposal “falls a long way short” of fulfilling the “significant opportunity” to establish “a strong sense of place, using the streetscape and buildings to create an attractive and comfo.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

THE PLANNER is the Official Magazine for the RTPI

Not a member?
60 day free trial of our premium content when you Register Now

Or log in as a subscriber

Go back to The Planner Home Page

Tags

FEATURES

  • What’s happening in Ireland? Here’s a round-up of key projects and events in 2020

  • The Covid-19 crisis is prompting councils to ‘reallocate’ road space to encourage active travel and enable pedestrians to get around safely. Measures are temporary but, asks Simon Wicks, does this herald a new approach to transport planning in towns and cities?

  • Local design guides can add distinctive regional elements to national design guidance and ensure well-designed buildings and places – that reflect community aspirations – become the norm, says Jane Dann

    Well designed houses