'Housing is like an expletive' – the 20-year row over a piece of greenbelt land

'You have to pinch yourself. It’s insane.'

People living near an industrial estate in the greenbelt in Wrington hope new restrictions will help end a 20-year “war of attrition”.

After mushroom farming stopped at Gatcombe Farm, there have been numerous unauthorised uses of the site, with claims it has been used for illegal airport parking, a traveller site, an unauthorised industrial estate, an 80-car scrapyard.

The site has been described as a 'blot on landscape' ,...
source: Bristol Post

2019-02-16 17:39
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