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19/11/2021

Appeals round-up: Essex village housing plan dismissed; Inspector allows floating holiday pods in Devon

Words: Huw Morris
Planning appeals

A round-up of planning appeals: 13 November-19 November, 2021

 

 

Inspector dismisses Essex village housing plan on landscape grounds

Outline planning permission for 53 homes on the edge of an Essex village has been refused after an inspector found the proposal would intrude into the countryside.

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Inspector allows holiday pods to float on Devon lake

Planning permission has been granted for the change of use of a fishing lake in Devon to allow the siting of four floating holiday pods after an inspector ruled it as a suitable location with access to services.

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Reporter grants permission to Bishopbriggs home scheme

Planning permission has been granted to a 158-home scheme on vacant previously developed land in the town centre of Bishopbriggs after a reporter found the proposal would not constitute overdevelopment.

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Dorset housing scheme allowed on ‘tilted balance’

Planning permission has been granted to an outline application for 114 homes in Dorset after an inspector decided it was sustainable development after engaging the “tilted balance”.

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Wilmslow care home plan passes appearance and demand criteria

Planning permission has been granted for a 60-bedroom care home in Wilmslow after an inspector decided the scheme would not harm an area’s character and appearance and the appellant had proved demand for the development.

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Plan for Merton housing blocks granted for right mix of homes

Two appeals for planning applications to build multistorey blocks in south-west London have been allowed after an inspector decided that the proposals would offer a satisfactory mix of homes.

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Dance school waltzes through change-of-use appeal

Planning permission has been granted for the change of use of a vacant industrial unit in Poole to a dance school after an inspector noted a lack of alternative sites.

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Care community appeal dismissed for impact on neighbouring homes

A proposal to develop a care community of 100 homes on part of a former golf course in Nottinghamshire has been dismissed after an inspector ruled that the scheme’s adverse impact on living conditions of nearby residents outweighed its benefits.

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Helicopter hanger approved as essential to rural business

A plan for the change of use of land near Aylesford in Kent to build a helicopter hanger has been approved after an inspector said the proposal was justified and essential to the running of a quarry.

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Government dismisses Westferry extension in recovered appeal

Plans for a mixed-use development at the Westferry Printworks Site in East London have been dismissed by the government for its harm to the character and appearance of the area as well as to internationally designated heritage assets.

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Buckinghamshire affordable homes plan fails despite ‘tilted balance’

A plan to build 63 affordable homes in Buckinghamshire has been rejected for its adverse impact on the living conditions of future occupiers and harm to the area’s appearance and character.

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Helicopter hanger approved as essential to rural business

A plan for the change of use of land near Aylesford in Kent to build a helicopter hanger has been approved after an inspector said the proposal was justified and essential to the running of a quarry.

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Takeaway change of use allowed with children’s health condition

Planning permission has been granted for the change of use of a commercial unit to a takeaway food restaurant in Bradford after the contending parties agreed a condition that it would only offer deliveries.

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