Day: 3 October 2015

Plans for five homes on Burway Lane, Ludlow refused

Update 25 May 2016 The applicant has now appealed to the planning inspectorate. I have submitted a detailed objection to the scheme. Andy_Boddington_Appeal_objection_to_Burway_Lane_3147470 Main article 3 October 2015 A year after they were submitted, council planners have rejected plans for five houses, four for open market sale and one affordable, on a greenfield site south of Burway Lane on the outskirts of Ludlow (14/04215/OUT). This is very much the right decision as only affordable housing for identified needs should be built outside the town’s development boundary. (One affordable house on the adjacent plot has already been approved.) In rejecting the application, Shropshire Council said the development would be significantly harmful to the character and appearance of the area. It said, “Development of this ribbon like nature, and set at this particular location, would greatly affect this soft transition into the open countryside beyond.” The council continued:

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