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)

Sign in to continue

Sign in

Trouble signing in?

Reset password: Click here

Email: planning.support@haymarket.com

Call: 020 8267 8121


  • 14 days access to subscriber-only content



Prices from £350 /pa*

  • Full access to planningresource.com for 12 months with quarterly print issues
  • Track the latest CIL developments with our live table
  • Easily keep up-to-date with the essential planning news, analysis, and policy amendments by having it delivered directly to you with the Planning Daily bulletin

Choose a Package

*For bespoke corporate packages please email dcs@haymarket.com or call us on 01452 835820.