Rural house


Paragraph 79 House




Paragraph 79 House

Para. 79 of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) states: “To promote sustainable development in rural areas, housing should be located where it will enhance or maintain the vitality of rural communities.” It goes on to say “Local planning authorities should avoid new isolated homes in the countryside unless there are special circumstances.”

We successfully demonstrated the design was of special circumstances through the exceptional quality of the design, sensitive to the local area.

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