Planning Breach Claim Over Site Of 1066 Battle Of Fulford



By Mike Laycock in The Press.


AN ARCHAEOLOGIST claims planning conditions have been breached at York’s biggest current housing development on the site of the 1066 Battle of Fulford.

Chas Jones said an interpretative trail of the Germany Beck site should have been created by developer Persimmon before the first of 650 new homes was occupied.

He said condition 14 of permission granted for the development by Secretary of State in 2007 stated: “Prior to the occupation of the first dwelling the applicant shall submit details of and a programme for the implementation of an interpretative trail detailing the possible course of the Battle of Fulford, such details and programme to be agreed in writing by the local planning authority and to be implemented within the timescale agreed.”


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