Stroud District Council have refused the second outline planning application on Rodborough Fields and Frome Banks. The developers – Lioncourt Homes will have a 6 month period until July 8th 2015 to submit an appeal to the Planning Inspectorate.

The planning department at SDC cited several local and national planning policies in their refusal. The primary reasons for refusal are the irreparable damage caused to key wildlife sites and rare wildlife habitats.

You can download the full decision notice below.