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18/03/2021

Appeal: Student housing refused at Scottish battlefield

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A reporter has blocked plans for 253 student bedrooms and a 71-bed care home on land in Stirling that saw the Battle of Stirling Bridge in 1297, finding unacceptable disruption to the 'stunning' views afforded from the site.

LOCATIONStirlingAUTHORITYStirling CouncilREPORTERKatrina RicePROCEDUREWritten submissionsDECISIONDismissedREFERENCEPPA-390-2071The appeal concerned two parcels of land in Stirling, next to a single-storey health centre north of the city centre. The first parcel comprised brownfield land that was previously the site of a Victorian hospital demolished in 2014. On this site, the appellant sought........
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