Emmaline Lambert and Rowan Clapp act in planning inquiry appeal on refusal to grant permission for 290 homes in Kent

11 Apr 2024

Planning and Environment, Local Government, Inquests and Inquiries

Emmaline Lambert and Rowan Clapp today open their case for Swale Borough Council in a planning inquiry to determine an appeal against the Council’s refusal to grant planning permission for 290 homes on orchards in an important countryside gap outside the settlement boundary in Sittingbourne, Kent.

The inquiry is scheduled to last 6 days. Expert evidence will be called from Rupert Lovell (Landscape), Stuart Watson (housing land supply) and Martin Carpenter (Planning).

Recently voted a 2024 women of influence in planning by the RTPI’s The Planner, Emmaline Lambert specialises in planning, environmental, public law, and regulatory crime.

Rising star Rowan Clapp provides advice and representation on all aspects of planning and environmental law, with judges commending his court work as “impressive”.