Decision on Waterfront Park: Part One Won!


In case you have not yet heard, the Secretary of State followed the Inspector’s recommendation to dismiss the appeal.

The summary of the conclusions is here and the full details can be found here.

For local press reporting of this decision (Get Hampshire) see here.

Please note that this is unlikely to be the end of the story.  The appellant has the right to challenge her decision and, she says, should the applicant come up with a more acceptable design including open space on site she might be minded to be more sympathetic.

For background, please see the earlier blog post ‘Fleet Pond Nature Reserve Under Threat‘.

Picture credit here.

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