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Land East of Little Wold Lane, South Cave, East Riding of Yorkshire

DATE: 17 Jan 2017

This case concerned a proposal by Gladman Developments Ltd for a 119 dwelling development on a greenfield adjacent to the village of South Cave in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

The critical issues were:

1) whether the Council was able to demonstrate a 5 year housing land supply, which in turn raised important issues of principle as to the approach to assessing the deliverability of sites which are allocated in a newly adopted local plan but which do not yet have planning permission; and

2) the effect of the development on the landscape, in particular from viewpoints on the Yorkshire Wolds Way National Trail.

In a decision letter dated 13 March 2017 the Inspector dismissed the appeal.

Charles Banner appeared for the local planning authority, East Riding of Yorkshire Council.