Richard Humphreys QC successful in resisting 2 residential development proposals in Wiltshire

Thu, 21 Dec 2017

Appeals had been brought, respectively by Richborough Estates Ltd and Oxford Law, in respect of separate residential development proposals in Semington, Wiltshire. Richard Humphreys QC acted for Wiltshire Council in both appeals.

Both appeals were dismissed (decision letters dated 14/12/17): conflict with settlement strategy; adverse landscape impact; 5 year supply of housing; and no significant new evidence that OAN out-of-date.

In 2016 Richard Humphreys QC also acted for Wiltshire Council in successfully resisting an appeal by Gladman Developments Ltd in respect of a residential development proposal in Shurnhold, Melksham, Wiltshire (decision letter October 2016).

To preview both appeals please see below:

Appeal Ref: APP/Y3940/W/16/3162997
Land to the North of Pound Lane, Semington, Wiltshire BA14 6LP

Appeal Ref: APP/Y3940/W/16/3164255 
Land North of St Georges Road, Semington BA14 6GA

 

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