Enabling development outweighs green belt harm

A mixed-use scheme involving the conversion of a medieval grade II* listed hall and associated barn for four dwellings, 27 new dwellings and the re-provision of equestrian uses in the metropolitan green belt in Merseyside was approved, despite harm from inappropriateness and further loss of openness, as the public benefit of the conservation of the listed hall secured through enabling development was judged a special consideration outweighing harm to the green belt.

200-008-092 (Image Credit: PJ Livesey Holdings Ltd)
200-008-092 (Image Credit: PJ Livesey Holdings Ltd)

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