Planners did get it wrong over Admiral Park scheme
Wednesday 19th December 2012, 12:00PM GMT.
ENVIRONMENT has admitted an embarrassing mistake in its handling of the prestigious Admiral Park development.
The department’s planners failed to spot that they were using an out-of-date planning brief when assessing a proposed multi-million pound development that includes substantial office space and a cinema.
A statement placed on the States website – but not circulated to the media – confirmed the error, which means that all those involved now have to resubmit their justification for the development going ahead or their reason for opposing it.
Planners recommended that the proposal should be approved and it was due to be discussed by the board at an open planning meeting last month before mysteriously being pulled from the agenda .