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23/10/2020

Appeal: Ten-year housing scheme to fund estate restoration is approved

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Plans to part-fund the restoration of a ‘nationally important’ estate in Cheshire by building 112 homes across 12 sites over a 10-year period have been allowed after an inspector accepted the appellant’s guarantee to pay the remaining £4.35 million shortfall.

However, the estate fell £14 million short in funding for the project. The appellant sought permission to build a total of 112 new homes across 12 different sites within the estate’s 800 acres of parkland over a period of 10 years as enabling development to to fund the restoration works.

The council refused permission, leading to a four-day public inquiry held in February 2020. The appeal.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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