Dear Planning Inspectorate,

Please supply a copy of the decision no T/APP/P1560/A/85/036731/P3 for a property next to Little Thatch in Mill Lane Thorpe-le-Soken Essex.

Yours faithfully,

Richard Everett

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Long, Martin, Planning Inspectorate

Dear Mr Everett

Thank you for your email.

Although the appeal reference appears similar to that which are currently generated by the Planning Inspectorate, and therefore I assume that this may have been a planning appeal, the "/85/" part of the number implies that this case was received in 1985 and would likely have been determined around that time.

Our retention and disposal arrangements are such that we only retain planning appeal decisions for 5 years and so, if the above is correct, we would no longer hold a copy of the appeal decision and I could only suggest that you contact the relevant local planning authority (the Council) to see if they still retain a copy as part of their responsibility to maintain the statutory planning register within their boundaries.

Alternatively, if you are able to check the appeal reference and/or provide some more information (such as the local planning authority application reference , site address and postcode and ideally the (approximate) year that you think the case was determined) then we will look to investigate further. However, we do not routinely retain planning appeal decisions beyond our retention period or any that are 30 years old.

Yours sincerely

Martin Long
Customer Manager
Planning Inspectorate

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