A LARGE BROWN ENVELOPE ARRIVED TODAY (1 MARCH 2011) - ON OPENING, IT REVEALED THE DECISION BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO THE APPEAL - EXTRACT FROM THE NOTICE APPEARS BELOW. The full letter and Report to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government can be viewed at South Staffordshire Council and at the offices of Penkridge Parish Council and on the Penkridge website.
FORMAL DECISION (Extract from an 11 page decision letter from Secretary of State dated 28 February 2011, sent to Mr Philip Brown, Philip Brown Associates, 74 Park Road, Rugby, Warwickshire CV21 2QX)
33. Accordingly, for the reasons given above, the Secretary of State hereby partially allows your clients' appeal and grants temporary planning permission for 7 pitches, subject to conditions. The permission is granted for a period up to 31 December 2014, and is given on a personal basis to the appellants named at condition 11 of Annex B to this letter and their resident dependants, for a change of use of land to use as a residential caravan site, including the stationing of 19 caravans, erection of two amenity blocks, laying of hardstanding and improvement of access at New Acre Stables, Wolverhampton Road, Penkridge, Staffordshire in accordance with application number 09/00809/FUL, dated 29 October 2009, subject to the conditions set out in the schedule at Annex B to this letter.