The secretary of state has allowed an opencast coal mine in Shropshire after finding that it would assist in meeting a national need and its environmental impact would be negligible.
DCS Number 100-064-562
- Chapel community use ruled incompatible
The conversion of a disused chapel in a south Wales cemetery to community use has been rejected because it would conflict with the character and use of the facility.
DCS Number 100-064-762
- Affordable housing rejected in green belt
An appellant has failed to show that 31 homes in Lancashire would comply with a policy permitting very limited affordable housing in the green belt in the context of urgent need.
DCS Number 100-064-767
- Homes allowed at company sports site
The redevelopment of a sports ground in south London for 44 dwellings and community sports facilities has been allowed, since its use had been limited to company staff.
DCS Number 100-064-758