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33.1 The Council will seek to protect those areas of open space as allocated on the proposals map, and defined in the Council’s Open Space Audit49. The loss of open space will only be permitted where:

  1. The loss involves poor quality Amenity Open Space (see Open Space Audit) in areas where there is a surplus of provision.


  1. The proposal provides for the replacement of open space provision as compensation and will result in no net loss to the community it serves. The replacement scheme must be accessible to current users and provide facilities of equal or improved community value. A Planning Agreement will be sought to secure the exchange of land, and ensure that the necessary works are undertaken.

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