Where a planning appeal is quashed by the High Court, it is incapable of ever having had any legal effect upon the rights and duties of the parties. There is, [...]
A statutory challenge to an Inspector’s decision in an enforcement notice appeal was dismissed at the permission stage, but the enforcement notice was nevertheless sufficiently unclear to justify the ordering [...]
Click for coverage of the judgment in our News section The Court of Appeal allowed Mr Trott’s appeal against the grant of a planning injunction. Harriet Townsend acted for the [...]
Judicial review of the Council’s decision to designate land as a local nature reserve under section 21 of the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949. The land [...]
An application for committal for contempt of court was granted by the High Court in a long running case concerning the unlawful deposit of waste on land adjacent to a [...]
In a section 288 challenge to a Tree Preservation Order, the Court decided a preliminary point against the Claimant on the grounds he was not a “person aggrieved” and so [...]
An application for a reference to the ECJ over a question of interpretation of the EIA Directive was refused where it was not necessary for the Court to determine the [...]
Application for permission for judicial review of a decision to grant planning permission for a tethered hot air balloon within an open area of land in Cardiff Bay. Permission refused, [...]
An application for a mandatory injunction for the removal of waste from a 12 hectare site adjacent to a golf course in the Oxfordshire Green Belt. This was granted following [...]
Housing – Homelessness, whether vulnerable, whether procedure of local housing authority fair. For Respondent.
Planning – previous planning decision a material consideration. For Respondent. Decision to grant planning permission quashed.
Environment – planning – s.289 challenge to enforcement notice appeal decision, deposit of waste. For Claimant. Inspector’s decision quashed.
Housing – human rights challenge to decision to close residential care home successful on Article 8 argument related to the quality of consultation. For Claimant.
Planning – environment – enforcement of planning control, waste, scope for variation of an enforcement notice under s. 176 TCPA 1990. For second Respondent.
Planning appeal for Newport City Council: outline application seeking redevelopment of 20ha of land formerly (and comprising some) railway land for residential use. Inquiry 2010. To be determined by Welsh [...]