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Openwoodgate

BELPER
EXTENSION(S) TO THE SOUTH EAST OF BELPER - B2
 
Pros
• This would not involve development in the Green Belt
 
Cons
• This land is within the defined World Heritage Site 
   Buffer Zone
• Some of the land has recently been refused planning 
   permission for housing development on appeal, primarily 
   on the grounds that it would detract from the setting of the 
   World Heritage Site 
• This attractive landscape forming the rural setting of the
   World Heritage Site has been acknowledged by UNESCO 
   as making an important contribution to the Outstanding 
   Universal Value of the World Heritage Site
• There are highway infrastructure constraints
• The site includes a series of well used public footpaths
• The eastern part of the site is relatively distant from Belper 
   town centre
• The Grade II Listed Pottery Farm is situated in the northern 
   part of the site




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