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Appeal: Using replacement golf clubhouse for weddings is inappropriate in green belt

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An inspector has rejected plans to replace an existing golf clubhouse near Slough with a new building that could also be used for weddings and events. He ruled that if the balance of use changed, the building would be inappropriate in the green belt.

The proposal involves demolishing the existing clubhouse and replacing it with a new building to be used for weddings and events, as well as its primary clubhouse use. According to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) – given precedence over the South Buckinghamshire Local Plan, which predates it – building on a previously developed area in the green belt is not inappropria.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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