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An Inspector appointed by the Secretary of State will hold a Hearing to decide the appeal

Notice of Public Inquiry

Notice of Public Inquiry

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Update: 12 January 2024

Revised Inquiry Programme agreed between advocates. Please see the file below.

The Public Inquiry into the above appeal was adjourned on 8 November 2023. it will re-open on Wednesday 10 January 2024 at 10am at Council Chamber, Council Offices, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 5BT. The Inquiry is expected to sit for 6 days on 10 to 12 and 16 to 18 January 2024.

Public Inquiry relating to the application to Mendip District Council (now Somerset Council) for Outline Planning Permission (with all matters reserved except access, appearance, layout and scale) for the demolition of all existing buildings and equipment other than Kemps Mill which will be retained as flexible Class E / F2 floorspace and erection of 120no. residential dwellings and a shop (falling in use class E), together with open space, vehicular and pedestrian accesses, landscaping and related infrastructure and engineering works at Former Greencore Factory, Prestleigh Road, Evercreech, Shepton Mallet, Somerset

An Inspector appointed by the Secretary of State will hold an Inquiry opening at 10am on Wednesday 10 January 2024 to decide the appeal.

Inspectorate Reference: APP/Q3305/W/23/3314693

Appeal Proposal: Application for Outline Planning Permission (with all matters reserved except access, appearance, layout and scale) for the demolition of all existing buildings and equipment other than Kemps Mill which will be retained as flexible Class E / F2 floorspace and erection of 120no. residential dwellings and a shop (falling in use class E), together with open space, vehicular and pedestrian accesses, landscaping and related infrastructure and engineering works.

Appeal Location: Former Greencore Factory, Prestleigh Road, Evercreech, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 6JZ

Appellant: Mr R Spensley – West Estates Development Ltd

Application Number: 2021/2820/OTS

The Public Inquiry will be held in person at the Council Chamber, Council Offices, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 5BT. There will be the facility to participate virtually, if required.

The Inquiry is expected to sit for 6 (non-consecutive) days on 10 to 12 and 16 to 18 January 2024.

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Further Revised Inquiry Programme – 3314693

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An Inspector appointed by the Department of Communities and Local Government under paragraph 1 (i) of schedule 6 to the Town & Country Planning Act 1990 will preside. You may attend the Public Inquiry virtually if you so wish and, at the Inspector’s discretion, will be allowed to present any views that you have on the matter. Please read the attendance information below.

Inquiry Attendance

Please contact Somerset Council to register attendance by calling 01749 341588 or emailing planningappealseast@somerset.gov.uk.

Where you can see the plans
Appeal documents may be viewed on the council website under the original application number (2021/2820/OTS): Public Access Mendip- Online applications

A list of the Core Documents is provided below.  Please note that further documents will be added to the list as and when necessary, but especially once the Inquiry commences.

Decision
The Inspector’s decision (when it is issued) and the information regarding the progress of this appeal can be accessed via the Planning Inspectorate website: Planning Inspectorate – GOV.UK

The decision will also be available to view on our website.

Contacts
Case Officer contact at the Planning Inspectorate:
A Dyson, Temple Quay House, 2 The Square, Bristol, BS1 6PN.
Telephone: 0303 444 5000
Email address: alison.dyson@planninginspectorate.gov.uk

Core Documents

Core Documents are published on the Appellant’s Google Drive.

Last reviewed: January 15, 2024 by Adam

Next review due: July 15, 2024

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