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17/04/2020

Appeal: Tottenham scheme need not balance out housing mix

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An eight-storey block of flats in Tottenham can go ahead after an inspector rejected the council’s argument that it should provide a higher proportion of family-sized units to compensate for other schemes nearby.

The council was also concerned about the lack of play space included in the scheme for children over the age of five. The appellant offered an off-site contribution of £360,000 to address this problem. 

Rennie accepted that the linear form of the site and its proximity to a large park were mitigating factors that justified the appellant’s approach. Having overruled both of the c.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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