Public inquiry for land at Bardfield Road, Finchingfield

The Planning Inspectorate received an appeal against a planning application submitted relating to a site at Bardfield Road, Finchingfield.

The appeal was for a residential development of up to 50 dwellings and 0.97hectares of open space, with all matters reserved except access. The appeal was made by Huntstowe Land Ltd under Section 78(2)(a) of the Town & Country Planning Act 1990.

You can view the inquiry timetable.


A Planning Inspector was been appointed by the Secretary of State and a virtual inquiry was held. The inquiry started on 27 October 2020 and has now closed.

The Planning Inspectorate has decided that the appeal should be allowed. 

Find out why the Planning Inspectorate made this decision by reading the appeal decision document.