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09/11/2015

Appeal: Threat to green space sees South Yorkshire homes refused

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Permission has been refused for eight houses on an area of informal green space in Maltby, Rotherham, after an inspector found that the development would have an unacceptable impact upon urban green space provision in the area.

Inspector Philip Lewis noted that Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council was unable to demonstrate a five-year supply of specific deliverable housing sites, and thus weight should to be given to the appeal in relation to its contribution to this deficit.

Lewis accepted the appellant’s green space assessments, which showed that there was other similar basic green space within walking dis.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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