Crest Nicholson planning inquiry, residential development of land at Chestnut Park, Kingswood, Glos, representing Kingswood Parish Council, objecting to the application. Decision letter of Inspector Harold Stephens dated 24 February 2016. Issues: whether sustainable having regard to the Council's strategy for development; impact on ecology in particular the colony of great crested newts; impact on the use and enjoyment of the adjoining community facility and recreation ground – including the adequacy of a cricket net; impact on the character and appearance of the area. Appeal allowed. View decision letter.