Mixed opinions on homes for Somerset village

PUBLISHED: 13:00 18 April 2017

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More than 100 people have lodged objections to plans for 14 new homes on the outskirts of Brent Knoll.

However, the proposal for 14 market priced homes has been backed by Brent Knoll Parish Council.

The homes could be built next to the A38, opposite the Fox and Goose pub in Brent Street.

Owen Cullwick, clerk and financial officer of Brent Knoll Parish Council, said: “It is absolutely right there is a need for affordable housing in Brent Knoll and the parish council has been actively working to see such a development come forward, including working with Sedgemoor District Council to carry out housing needs surveys, the latest of which showed a need for 14 affordable homes.”

The final decision on the application rests with the district council.


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