Council votes against 600-home scheme despite lowest housing completions 'since records began'

Councillors have voted against a recommendation to approve plans for more than 600 homes on a greenfield site, despite a warning from planners that housing completions in the area were at the lowest rate "since records began" and the authority had a land supply figure of just two years.

by Mark Wilding
An artist's impression of plans for 618 homes in Caerphilly, south Wales. Image: PMG / Persimmon
An artist's impression of plans for 618 homes in Caerphilly, south Wales. Image: PMG / Persimmon

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