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21/01/2022

Appeals round-up: Pincher rules on Lincolnshire holiday accommodation schemes; Surrey housing plan allowed after inspector rules out potential sites

Words: Huw Morris
Planning appeals

A round-up of planning appeals: 15 January-21 January, 2022

Pincher rules on Lincolnshire holiday accommodation schemes

Two called-in applications for holiday accommodation on the Lincolnshire coast have been refused by the government after they were found to be in high-risk areas for tidal flooding, although ministers have given a stay of execution to another scheme.

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Inspector backs Lincolnshire villa proposal

Two appeals over a proposal to build ‘entry-level’ homes on the edge of a Lincolnshire village have been approved after they complied with local design policies.

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Surrey housing plan allowed after inspector rules out potential sites

Plans to demolish a property and build 99 homes on agricultural land in Surrey have been approved after an inspector decided that several sites in its housing land supply calculation could not deliver development within five years.

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Inspector backs Staines tower blocks on townscape grounds

A proposal to demolish a former masonic hall and build 206 flats across two tower blocks in Staines town centre has been approved after an inspector ruled the tall buildings would not harm the townscape.

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Flats plan refused for segregating affordable and market homes

An application for 34 affordable retirement flats at a former Ministry of Defence (MoD) site in Oxfordshire has been dismissed after an inspector ruled that the proposal failed to integrate with market housing.

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Inspector backs Cambridgeshire homes on sports facilities grounds

A housing scheme at the edge of a Cambridgeshire village has been endorsed by an inspector for its contribution to sports provision even though the proposal conflicted with the local plan and the planning authority could show a five-year supply of housing land.

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Hillingdon mixed-use scheme blocked for failing flooding test

An application to build 233 flats and a health centre in West London has been rejected after an inspector decided the developer failed the sequential test on flooding.

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Islington office conversion rejected as market recovers from Covid-19

A proposal to change mixed-use offices in North London to wholly residential has been dismissed after an inspector rejected the appellant’s claim that demand had fallen as a result of Covid-19.

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