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18/11/2016

Appeals round-up: Javid refuses 385 Stretton homes over plan conflict; Trump given green light for ‘excessively high’ flagpole

Planning appeals

A round-up of appeal decisions: 12 November-18 November, 2016

Javid refuses 385 Stretton homes over plan conflict

Communities secretary Sajid Javid has backed an inspector’s decision to refuse 385 homes for Stretton, Staffordshire, after finding that the scheme had no material considerations to warrant approval and multiple conflicts with the development plan.

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Blackheath homes refused on affordable housing grounds

Permission has been refused for 130 homes in Blackheath, South London, after an inspector concluded that the scheme failed to provide a policy-compliant level of affordable housing.

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Trump given green light for ‘excessively high’ flagpole

President-elect Donald Trump’s Trump International Golf Club Scotland has won its appeal for retrospective permission to erect a flagpole at the Balmedie site, despite the council’s view that the pole is “well in excess” of typical flagpole heights.

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Waringstown infill development meets requirements

A single home has been approved for the village of Waringstown, Northern Ireland, after an inspector ruled that the scheme suitably qualified as an infill dwelling.

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Essex gas holder site housing development approved

Twelve houses have been approved for a former gas holder site in Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, after an inspector ruled that the scheme would not have unacceptable effects on traffic.

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Yurt and cabin change of use will not harm listed building

The change of use of a timber cabin and retention of a yurt as holiday accommodation has been allowed in the grounds of the grade II listed Broughton House in Grange over Sands, Cumbria, after an inspector judged that the scheme would not harm the significance of the building or the wider landscape setting.

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Tackley development will not lead to significant landscape loss

Barwood Development Securities Limited has won its appeal for 70 homes in Tackley, Oxfordshire, against the decision of West Oxfordshire District Council.

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Essex development positively supports housing mix

The Crown Estate has been given outline permission to build 20 homes in Elsenham, Essex, after an inspector ruled that existing permission for extra care homes on the site should not preclude the development.

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