Warwick Road homes updatePublished Wednesday 31 August 2016
Warwick Road, Kibworth Beauchamp - update
Harborough District Council’s Planning Committee refused an outline planning application (15/01153/OUT) for 110 dwellings at Land to South East of Warwick Road, Kibworth Beauchamp on 15 December 2015 for two reasons: 1) lack of primary school education places at Kibworth Church of England Primary School and 2) a failure to demonstrate that the site would be in a location where services are readily accessible by sustainable modes of transport (eg. walk, cycle, public transport).
Subsequently an appeal was lodged to the Planning Inspectorate (15.06.16) (REF: APP/F2415/W/16/3152485)
Since the application was refused the appellant has undertaken further work in response to the reasons for refusal. This additional information has been considered by both Council Officers and Counsel.
In light of this new information it is unlikely the Council could successfully defend the appeal
Officers are therefore recommending to Planning Committee (6 September 2016) that the Council does not contest the appeal and acknowledge that planning permission should now be granted subject to the obligations and conditions set out within the report.
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