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Recent Planning Application Case Studies

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Small Scale Rural Housing Scheme for Local People

Planning officers comments:

“This was a small scheme on the edge of Bangors submitted by Cornwall Rural Housing Association.  As a rural exception site, it was supported by policy as a scheme which provided 100% affordable housing.  Some ecological concerns raised with the application were addressed by detailed survey work and a subsequent planning condition.  Following the original planning consent, some minor changes were needed to the estate road which were considered under an expedited application procedure meaning there was no undue delay in delivering the scheme.  Some matters of detail which could not be addressed with the original application were agreed later using planning conditions, once again reducing any possible delay.”

Planning Applicants comments:

“Cornwall Rural Housing Association (CRHA) is a locally based charitable housing association, established in 1985 specifically to provide affordable rural homes throughout Cornwall and on the Isles of Scilly.

 The homes at Poundstock were CRHA's 50th development which means it now owns 346 homes across 34 villages and on 4 islands.

 We work closely with parish councils, local communities and housing and planning departments to make sure that we provide the right homes in the right place to meet local needs. For Poundstock this meant the 8 homes consisted of 5 different house types to meet a range of needs.”

Affordable Housing Officers comments:

"This proved to be another very successful scheme. We were able to let all the properties to people from within the local area and provide much needed, quality homes for families in need.”