Inspector allows housing appeal due to Essex council's 'painfully out of date' local plan policies

A planning inspector has granted consent for a 40-home development on a greenfield site in Essex, after concluding that the council's 15-year-old local plan was "painfully out of date", with housing policies derived from projections "about three decades" ago.

by Michael Donnelly
Elsenham, Essex (pic: cc-by-sa/2.0 - © Bikeboy - geograph.org.uk/p/4003114)
Elsenham, Essex (pic: cc-by-sa/2.0 - © Bikeboy - geograph.org.uk/p/4003114)

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