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Knights Hill public inquiry

About the proposed housing development at Knights Hill

About the application

There was a public inquiry on the Knights Hill proposal.

The proposal is for residential land to provide up to 600 dwellings. And to incorporate:

  • affordable housing
  • a local centre for uses A1, A2, A3 and/or A5 (600m2), with the total amount of A1 new sales not to exceed 279m2
  • open space
  • formal sport pitches
  • a car park to serve Reffley Wood

It will also incorporate associated developments, such as:

  • substations
  • drainage features
  • roads
  • cycle and pedestrian paths

You can view the application and associated documents on our Public Access planning system, this includes all appeal documentation relating to the public inquiry.

About the Public Inquiry

The Inquiry was held at The Barn, Knights Hill Hotel on Tuesday 14, Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 January 2020. And it was held at The Town Hall, Saturday Market Place, Kings Lynn, PE30 5DQ on Friday 17 January 2020.

On  14  July  2020,  the  Secretary  of  State  confirmed  that  outline  planning  permission had  been  granted.  The  accompanying  report  from  the  Inspector  recommended approval, and the Secretary of State agreed with this.