Eton College submitted an application for a mixed use development on land at Bodkin Farm including 290 houses. Read the parish council response here and the logistics map here . At the development management meeting held on 11 November 2014 Canterbury City Council voted 10-0 to refuse the application. However, Eton College lodged an Appeal with the Inspectorate. To view their Appeal case click here and the covering letter . Read the parish council's further response to the Appeal here and the further letter to the Inspector here. The Appeal was heard during August 2015 in The Guildhall, Canterbury. Read the parish council clerk's writeup of the first week here, the Clerk's speech to the Inspector here and the Chairman's speech to the Inspector here
The Inspector has now determined the Appeal and her decision is to dismiss it. Her paperwork can be read here
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