Retention of air-raid shelters favoured over redevelopment

73 dwellings and the provision of two community buildings have been refused at an open site in an Essex town centre for harm to the appearance and character of the surrounding conservation area, harm to the setting of nearby listed buildings and harm from the large-scale loss of designated and non-designated WWII air-raid shelters. The inspector also identified a lack of safe and suitable access for all users to and from the site, lack of affordable housing and open space provision and insufficient investment in necessary off-site infrastructure.

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