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07/03/2017

Appeal: Nine-house development ‘would improve’ green belt openness

Housing development

Plans to redevelop a composite-use site on green belt land with nine detached houses have been approved. An inspector ruled that the development would contribute more to green belt openness than its current state.

The site, in Bromley, Greater London, is an irregularly shaped plot of land on the edge of a housing development near open countryside. The land has a number of former uses, and there is disagreement between the appellant and the council as to whether it could be considered agricultural. According to the NPPF, land “occupied by agriculture or forestry buildings” is excluded from the........
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