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Appeal: Stables development has sufficient land for care of horses

Horse stables

Two stables with carriage and feed stores have been approved for a site in the green belt in Rochford, Essex, after an inspector determined that the development met with national standards for the care of horses.

Inspector DJ Board noted that although the development would introduce built form into the green belt, therefore contradicting a key aim of preserving openness, the development did not constitute inappropriate development as it qualified for exemption as an outdoor recreation facility.

Rochford District Council expressed concern that the proposed carriage shed was unjustified, but Board f.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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