by Gareth Wilson on 2 September, 2012
Proposed Development: Change of use from builders yard &
offices to 3 pitches for gypsy/travellers
An appeal has been made to the Secretary of State in respect of the above site.
The appeal follows the refusal of planning permission by East Cambs District Council and is to be decided by a Government Planning Inspector who will hold an Informal Hearing. (This is a public hearing without being a public inquiry) as witnesses will not be under oath and legal representation will not be necessary.
Please ensure that if you wish to make any representation in writing. They must be received by the Planning Inspectorate; in triplicate, on or before 25th September 2012 otherwise there is a risk that your representations will not be considered.
You should write direct to:
The Planning Inspectorate Department
3/13a Eagle Wing, Temple Quay House,
2 The Square, Temple Quay,
Bristol, BS1 6PN.
The Planning Inspectorate have introduced an online appeals service, which you can use to comment on this appeal. You can find the service through the Appeals area of the Planning Portal – go to
www.planningportal.gov.uk/pcs then take
Search for an appeal then
Search for a case as
Case Reference: APP/V0510/A/12/2181294
The Appeal Process
Under the hearings procedure the Inspector holds a public hearing with the main parties. This will be in Ely.
Any interested person who wishes to participate in the hearing can contribute to the discussion and will also be welcome to
attend. However, if you wish to comment you must have submitted a comment to the Inspector before the deadline of 25th September. Any other member of the public can attend but will not be allowed to participate.
The hearing is an inquisitorial process led by the Inspector who identifies the issues for discussion based on the evidence
submitted and any representations made. The hearing may include a discussion at the site or the site may be inspected,
without discussion, on an accompanied or unaccompanied basis