The appeal by Linden Homes for 53 houses in Manor Road has been dismissed by the Appeal Planning Inspector.

Abbotskerswell Parish Council are pleased that the voice of the community has been heard and that TDC’s Local Plan remains intact. APC will reflect on comments made in this decision and assess any potential effects on the draft Parish Neighbourhood Plan under development.

Download a copy of the Appeal Decision here. Costs were not awarded against the appellant, Linden Homes, because 'unreasonable behaviour resulting in unnecessary expense, as described in Planning Practice Guidance, has not been demonstrated'. The Costs Decision paper is downloadable here.