Lake District National Park set aside affordable housing requirements to secure future of heritage asset

July 12th, 2012 | Posted by Chris Garner in News

The National Park Authority resolved to grant planning permission for a scheme at Backbarrow Ironworks including 29 dwellings. Development plan policy requires 26 to be affordable but for financial viablity reasons only 6 are to be affordable, 6 to meet local needs and 17 are to be restricted to Cumbria residents. In coming to this decision the Authority took into account National Planning Policy Framework’s requirement to take into account viablility. Read more.

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