Richard Garlick, Editor of Planning Resource (S8 E1)
Decisions of the Week:
- Decision of the Secretary of State dated 26th August 2022 on a recovered appeal granting planning permission for the use of a site in West Norwood as a metal recycling and management facility in the London Borough of Lambeth.
- Decision of an inspector dated 2 September 2022 dismissing an appeal Cooper Estates Strategic Land Ltd against the refusal by Tunbridge Wells Borough Council for the development of a C2 care community for 108 units of accommodation on a greenfield site in the Green Belt. VSC not found.
- Decision of an inspector dated 31st August 2022 allowing an against the refusal of Central Bedfordshire Council for a C2 Care village of up to 181 dwellings on a greenfield site raising issues about impact of the landscape and 5 yr housing land supply.
- Decision of an inspector dated 25th August 2022 allowing appeal against the refusal by Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council of an application by HG Group on a brownfield site for its redevelopment for 289 C3 units and community hub (Use Class E/F) landscaping, access & car parking. Issues raised around design, character & appearance, impacts on designated heritage assets, mix & sustainability.