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Appeal: Very special circumstances in two-home green belt appeal

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The benefits of replacing an ‘unsightly’ kennel complex in Barnet with two new homes would outweigh the scheme’s harm to green belt openness, amounting to very special circumstances, an inspector has ruled.

LOCATIONUnderhill, BrentAUTHORITYBrent Borough CouncilINSPECTORDavid CrossPROCEDUREWritten submissionsDECISIONAllowedREFERENCEAPP/N5090/W/17/3191834The appeal concerned a former commercial kennel operation in Underhill, Barnet, comprising an existing home with associated outbuildings and areas of hard surfacing. The appellant sought permission to clear the site and replace the existing........
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