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12/03/2017

Appeals round-up: Permission refused for new-build block after previous conversion collapsed; Nursing home’s sensitive design mitigates damage to country park view

Planning appeals

A round-up of appeal decisions: 4th-10th March 2017

Permission refused for new-build block after previous conversion collapsed

Plans for a new-build apartment block in Herne Bay to replace a building that partially collapsed during a previous conversion have been refused for posing a threat to the character of the area.

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Nursing home’s sensitive design mitigates damage to country park vista

Plans to construct a 60-bedroom nursing home as part of an elderly care village in Suffolk have been approved, after an inspector judged that the development's sensitive design would prevent damage to the setting of an adjacent country park.

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AONB holiday homes too isolated to be sustainable development

Proposals for the construction of shepherd huts and a timber lodge to be used as holiday accommodation have been dismissed, after an inspector decided that the site is too isolated from public services and would force visitors to rely on cars.

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20-home development fails to meet Rural Exception Site requirements

Plans for 20 homes in the Malvern Hills area, 45 per cent of which would be designated affordable, have been rejected by an inspector for failing to meet the requirements for a Rural Exception Site.

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Appeal: ‘Custom-build’ houses would have damaging visual impact on AONB

Plans to demolish a garden centre and nursery to make way for five custom-build homes have been dismissed, after an inspector decided that their increased height would harm the character of the area.

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

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.

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Appeal: 29-flat development would harm Edwardian conservation area in Lewisham

A plan to replace a disused former garden centre with a three-storey residential development has been dismissed as too disruptive to the area's character, despite affordable housing provision and other benefits.

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Appeal: Camping pods refused owing to flooding risk

Retrospective permission for five ‘camping pods’ in Somerset has been turned down, after an inspector found that the benefits of the development could not outweigh the risk of flooding.

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