DC Casebook: Next week

- Urbanising impact rules out crematorium

A crematorium proposed in Staffordshire has been rejected on the grounds that the building and the lighting of a new roundabout would harm the rural character of the green belt.

DCS Number 100-064-731

- Timber and turf home approved in park

A mobile home for a farm worker has been allowed in the Lake District as an exception to national park policy on the basis that its eco-friendly design has minimal visual impact.

DCS Number 100-064-473

- Flats found to fail floor space standards

An enforcement notice directed against conversion of a house in south London to five flats has been upheld after the rooms were judged too small for a healthy living environment.

DCS Number 100-064-729

- Policy breach detected in barn conversion

A Surrey barn conversion has been rejected on the grounds that the appellant had sought to circumvent strict policies of restraint relating to dwellings in the countryside.

DCS Number 100-064-390

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