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The information on this blog is not intended to be advice, legal or otherwise. You should not rely on it and I do not accept liability in connection with it. If you do have a planning law question on which you would like advice, seek legal advice from a suitably qualified solicitor. Specific advice should be sought for specific problems.

Where are the goalposts for what is “necessary to make the development acceptable in planning terms”?

There is an interesting new decision on what can be taken int account in a planning agreement. Decided on 16th December 2013 but just reported today, R (OAO Hampton Parish Council) v. Herefordshire Council, Hereford RFC and Bloor Homes [2013] EWHC 3947 (Admin) concerns a permission for a new rugby ground and 250 houses, to […]

Lyveden New Bield v. Barnwell New Windfarm – pay attention

Last Friday the National Trust, English Heritage and East Northamptonshire District Council succeeded in quashing the Secretary of State’s decision to grant permission for a wind farm which would affect the setting of Lyveden New Bield, the Grade I unfinished Tudor house and garden. They succeeded on three grounds, failure to give effect to the […]