Jenrick cites benefit of extra pupil places in backing school despite design deficiencies and open land impact

The housing secretary has allowed a appeal for the development of a new free school in south London, despite concluding that the scheme would not "reach the bar of exemplar design" and would have a "harmful impact on the character and appearance of the area", and on the visual setting of adjacent metropolitan open land (MOL).

by Michael Donnelly
Housing secretary Robert Jenrick (pic: Getty)
Housing secretary Robert Jenrick (pic: Getty)

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