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Big builders exploiting loophole to push greenfield developments through on appeal, CPRE research shows

Big builders exploiting loophole to push greenfield developments through on appeal, CPRE research shows

Tuesday 13 June 2023

Deep-pocketed developers are winning on appeal against cash-strapped councils by exploiting a planning loophole Individuals and firms proposing small-scale projects have far less chance of successfully challenging planning decisions – the system appears weighted in favour of big builders Major developments on greenfield land use the ‘five-year housing land supply’ rule to override Local Plans […] Read more >