Jenrick refuses 700-home appeal over 'less than substantial' harm to listed farmhouse

The housing secretary has refused an appeal for a 700-home development in Hampshire despite the local authority's out-of-date planning policies, after concluding that "protective" heritage policies in the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) "disapplied" the presumption in favour of sustainable development.

by Michael Donnelly
Pale Lane, Fleet (pic: SU7854, Geograph)
Pale Lane, Fleet (pic: SU7854, Geograph)

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