During the period there were a potential 993 planning applications we could have looked at. We sifted through these applications and considered in detail 89 of them. The Group wrote 41 letters to the Head of Planning Services on a wide range of individual planning applications. Of those applications 13 were approved as submitted; 8 were approved after amending plans were received and those plans usually took our concerns into account; 5 were withdrawn; 10 were refused; and, at the time of writing, 5 applications had not been decided. Only one of the refused applications was appealed and that appeal was dismissed.
Please read the Full Report and Summarised Outcomes of the letters written at this link
Picture shows proposed site layout at Development in Tongham
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