Inspector cites 'agent of change' principle in refusal of residential scheme next to theatre

A planning inspector has dismissed an appeal against the refusal of planning permission for a residential development adjoining a theatre in Wallingford, Oxfordshire, in what campaigners claim is the first instance of the revised National Planning Policy Framework's (NPPF) "agent of change" principle being cited in relation to a theatre.

by Michael Donnelly
The Corn Exchange, Wallingford (pic: cc-by-sa/2.0 - © Robin Sones - geograph.org.uk/p/3773266)
The Corn Exchange, Wallingford (pic: cc-by-sa/2.0 - © Robin Sones - geograph.org.uk/p/3773266)

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