Reserved Matters Approval for 33 Dwellings in Merton, Devon

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Reserved matters approval granted for development of 33 dwellings located within Merton Green Belt, Devon

Client Clinton Devon Estates
Architect LHC Design
Author Amy Roberts
Associate

Project Overview

Acting on behalf of Clinton Devon Estates, Bell Cornwell has successfully secured a reserved matters approval for 33 dwellings in Merton, Devon.

Having secured outline planning permission for the scheme back in 2014, Bell Cornwell was tasked with coordinating a multi-disciplinary team to deal with the detailed design. The reserved matters application was particularly sensitive as the application site falls within a Conservation Area. It was, therefore, crucial for the scheme to create a high-quality environment with locally distinctive characteristics. The final layout includes a village green, which will act as a focal point for the development.

Alongside the reserved matters application, Bell Cornwell negotiated a deed of variation of the Section 106 Agreement, reducing the affordable housing provision by 12% from the police requirement of 30% in order to make the development viable.

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