BBC News - Andrew Barton & Shannon Mower

A planning measure to safeguard a mothballed South Yorkshire airport from demolition is to be considered.

Council members are due to decide on Friday whether the special order will be applied to Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA).

The Article 4 Direction would mean any proposals to demolish buildings would be subject to a full planning application and assessment.

Owners Peel L&P cited financial concerns for the November 2022 closure.

A public consultation on the Article 4 move received overwhelming support, with 96% of 271 respondents being in favour.

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