Why an inspector backed one garden community proposal in a local plan but blocked two others

A planning inspector vetoed two garden community proposals totalling 34,000 new homes in a local plan because he considered them to be neither viable nor deliverable. Some critics say the local plan system struggles to accommodate such large settlements, but others argue it is essential that the deliverability of such schemes is robustly probed.

by David Blackman
Braintree: local council is part of Essex authorities' effort to deliver garden settlements
Braintree: local council is part of Essex authorities' effort to deliver garden settlements

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