Inspector allows 841-home Merseyside appeal after finding 'benefits' in scheme's environmental measures

An inspector has allowed an appeal for 841 homes on a greenfield site in Sefton, Merseyside, after finding that proposed environmental measures to mitigate the impact on nearby protected sites and on flooding risks would provide "specific benefits", alongside the scheme's "significant contribution" to local housing delivery.

by Ellie Kahn
The proposed scheme at Poverty Lane (Pic: Countryside Properties (UK) and Persimmon Homes)
The proposed scheme at Poverty Lane (Pic: Countryside Properties (UK) and Persimmon Homes)

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