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Appeal: Skegness housing would not raise flood risk


Outline planning permission has been given for 97 homes in Burgh le Marsh, Skegness, despite concerns that the development would increase flood risk in the area.

Inspector Roger Catchpole noted that several interested parties voiced “significant concerns” over the effect of the proposal on surface water and foul water drainage, but contended that the scheme would benefit from a sustainable urban drainage scheme involving swales, retention ponds and hydrobrakes that would limit discharge into the local drainage system.

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