Despite local concerns that a waste recovery site in a deprived area of Liverpool would discourage investment, an inspector has decided that its employment benefits would aid regeneration.
DCS Number 100-069-384
Prime location foils hotel redevelopment
The residential redevelopment of an Isle of Wight hotel has been rejected because it occupies one of the best locations for tourism, despite acceptance that a reduction in hotel stock is needed.
DCS Number 100-069-233
Store extension allowed in flood plain
An inspector has allowed an extension to a Sainsbury's store and car park in a Wiltshire town at high risk of flooding, accepting that there would be no increase after flood compensation works.
DCS Number 100-069-410
Timing condition judged reasonable
An inspector has refused to delete conditions requiring extensions to two adjacent terrace houses in east London to be constructed simultaneously to protect occupiers' living conditions.
DCS Number 100-069-235.