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Large Developer Tries It On

Some thing to bear in mind when we are next up against a large developer (Lodge Hill !!!) that they definitely don’t always play by the rules!

Housing giant bulldozes 24 brand new homes after building on land without planning permission

Part of a brand new housing estate was bulldozed today after a housing giant was defeated by a band of residents in a landmark planning battle. Developers Taylor Wimpey were forced to tear down 24 properties which were built on protected historic land following a tribunal. Taylor Wimpey began building 124 homes on the site in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, after buying the land for £11.5million in 2006.

However local residents claimed that a 1.8-acre corner of the site was subject to a historic covenant dating back to the 1930s which protects it from development.
Earlier this year they won a three-day Land Tribunal hearing which ordered the construction firm to knock down 24 properties.


One Response to Large Developer Tries It On

  1. Just shows what you can do when you put your mind to it !!

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