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17/07/2017

Appeals round-up: Essex home would add ‘variety’ to Special Landscape Area; Flintshire homes appeal dismissed

Words: Huw Morris
Planning appeals

A round-up of planning appeals: 10 July-14 July, 2017

Hammersmith advertising hoarding secures permission

Planning permission has been granted for a 48-sheet LED advertising hoarding on the side of an electricity substation in Hammersmith.

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Essex home would add ‘variety’ to Special Landscape Area

An appeal has been allowed to demolish a bungalow and building a replacement home at a site near Chelmsford after the inspector considered its impact on the appearance of a rural area within a Coastal Zone and Special Landscape Area.

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Inspector has no taste for Nuneaton fish and chip shop 

An inspector has backed Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council’s refusal to allow a change of use from a retail unit to a fish and chip shop.

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Flintshire homes appeal dismissed

An appeal against a refusal of a proposed development of 17 homes and infrastructure at Northop, Flintshire, has been dismissed after it was found to conflict with local and national policies.

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Secretary of state backs inspector on Lincolnshire on settlement gaps 

Outline planning permission has been refused for up to 65 homes, open space and a school staff car park on agricultural land at Dunholme, Lincolnshire.

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Leeds housing development on ex-oil site rejected

Plans to build up to 30 homes on a former oil waste facility in Leeds have been rejected after an inspector decided residents’ living conditions would be unacceptable.

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Secretary of state backs Rugby development

The secretary of state has agreed with an inspector’s recommendation to allow an appeal and grant outline planning permission to build up to 860 homes, a potential primary school, open space and green infrastructure at Rugby, Warwickshire.

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Silage building ruled to be in green belt context

An appeal to develop an agricultural building for silage at a farm in Shuttleworth has been upheld.

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Single-storey extension approved in Waltham Forest

Planning permission has been granted for a single-storey rear extension at a property in Woodford Green after an inspector ruled the development would be appropriate to the area’s character and appearance.

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Car club membership pledge paves way for conversion

An inspector has allowed an appeal to convert a property from five to eight self-contained flats in South London after the developer agreed to secure car club membership for future occupants.

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Javid makes split decision on Scout Moor turbines

Plans for 16 extra wind turbines at Scout Moor Wind Farm have been partly refused by communities secretary Sajid Javid.

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Cheshire housing scheme falls foul of highway risks

An appeal to build about 80 homes on a field at Wrenbury, Cheshire, has been rejected after an inspector decided that access to the development posed risks for highway safety.

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Communities secretary blocks St Ives mixed-use extension

The secretary of state has rejected plans for a mixed-use urban extension in Cornwall after finding the proposal conflicted with a neighbourhood plan.

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Reporter rejects primary school obligation discharge

An application to discharge a planning obligation towards primary education in Aberdeen has been dismissed by a reporter.

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Javid goes against inspector’s advice on Lincolnshire scheme

The secretary of state has rejected advice from an inspector who recommended approval for a 36-home scheme in Lincolnshire.

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Javid dubs Bassingham housing scheme ‘unsustainable’

Communities secretary Sajid Javid has refused planning permission for a development of up to 120 homes in Bassingham, Lincolnshire.

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