Eco home with 'Cornish hedge' built into its design gets approval under Paragraph 80

A preliminary view of Kea house shows a one-storey house in a garden field with surrounding meadows
Kea House was granted planning permission under Paragraph 80(e) laws due to its "outstanding design" and the "significant biodiversity net gain" (Image credit: Archilime Visualisation)

Plans for a home that incorporates a 'Cornish hedge' into its design have been approved under Paragraph 80 (e) planning laws.

Cornwall Council approved the plans for Merrymeeting Farm in Bodmin, which were put forward by Paul Sessions, an entrepreneur from Blisland.

Joseph Mullane
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News Editor Joseph has previously written for Today’s Media and Chambers & Partners, focusing on news for conveyancers and industry professionals.  Joseph has just started his own self build project, building his own home on his family’s farm with planning permission for a timber frame, three-bedroom house in a one-acre field. The foundation work has already begun and he hopes to have the home built in the next year. Prior to this he renovated his family's home as well as doing several DIY projects, including installing a shower, building sheds, and livestock fences and shelters for the farm’s animals. Outside of homebuilding, Joseph loves rugby and has written for Rugby World, the world’s largest rugby magazine.