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Unrestricted barn conversions: a threat to the national park

The South Downs Society has acted in concert with the other national park societies across the country in urging government to exclude the parks from a possible change in planning law that would allow old farm buildings to become new houses without the need for planning permission.

Below is a link to a press release from the Campaign for National Parks, the umbrella organisation for national park societies, about an open letter sent to the planning minister.

http://cnp.org.uk/news/news-release-letter-planning-minister-nick-boles-mp