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Initial plans for Long Sutton development approved




Outline permission for the building of 215 homes in Long Sutton was approved.

Councillors were keen to discuss the technicalities of the application, but were sharply reminded by chairman Coun Roger Gambba-Jones that it was an outline application, with only the two entry and exit points of the proposed development to be approved.

In addition, the outline planning permission would be subject to the applicant enterting into a Section 106 obligation to secure a full provision of 25 per cent of the homes as affordable housing, contributing costs for education and health and monitoring cost for the Travel Plan required.

The properties would be on 10.6 hectares of land between Seagate Road and the B1359 Wisbech Road, currently used as farmland.

Councillors voiced their concerns over the drainage on the site and that the town’s school and medical practice are already full to capacity.

The applicant – OGE Chapman and Son – was granted outline permission with a list of 25 conditions which must be fulfilled in any future application for full permission.



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