Baroness Neville-Rolfe DBE CMG, Chair of the House of Lords Built Environment Committee (S6 E6)
Decisions of the Week:
- Decision of an inspector dated 22 March 2022 allowing an appeal against the decision of Tunbridge Wells Borough Council to refuse permission for 71 dwellings on a greenfield site on the edge of Hawkhurst within the High Wealds AONB raising issues on impact on AONB, heritage assets, highways & extent of HLS.
- Decision of an inspector dated 21 March 2022 allowing an appeal by Think Green Ltd against the decision of Maldon District Council to refuse permission for 232 C3 homes for over 55 yr olds & a Class F building, extending a retirement community, on a greenfield site, raising issuing on impact on character & appearance & landscape & living conditions & impact on SPA/Ramsar/SAC sites.
- Decision of an inspector dated 17 March 2022 dismissing an appeal by Quorum Estates against the refusal of Stockport Metropolitan Council to grant permission for circa 90,000 sq m of B2/B8 in the Green Belt spread across open fields. No VSC found.
- Decision of an inspector dated 17 March 2022 dismissing an appeal by 365 ACQ Ltd against the refusal by the London Borough of Tower Hamlets for a 24-storey building at Millwall Inner Dock, which lies within a Tall Building Zone defined in the local plan, issues around design & acceptable living conditions.