Go-ahead for 1,500-home Durham garden village despite local policy conflicts

Plans have been approved for a 1,500-home garden village near Seaham in Durham despite the site's current allocation for employment use and recognition from planners that the scheme would result in 'the sterilisation of significant amounts of high-grade mineral resources'.

by Michael Donnelly
A visualisation of the finished development (pic: Tolent Ltd)
A visualisation of the finished development (pic: Tolent Ltd)

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