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Have your cake and eat it too

  • Mishcon de Reya
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 27 2013

The High Court has recently quashed a planning decision of a council which - being in two minds about the environmental effects of a development -

Planning reforms: ideals versus reality

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 31 2011

It is hard to escape the fact that our planning system is in the throes of a dramatic reform, given that these proposed reforms have managed to make front page news and been at the centre of many recent debates during the party conference season

Flaw in negative screening opinion

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 15 2011

In Bateman v South Cambridgeshire District Council, it was held that a flaw in a local planning authority’s consideration of an EIA application invalidated a grant of planning permission

Courts widen planning controls over demolition

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 28 2011

The way the planning system treats demolition has long been a source of confusion and the Court of Appeal has recently complicated matters further in yet another example of the broad reach of the environmental impact assessment regime

Remediation and liability: do it safely or else

  • Wragge & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 12 2009

The High Court decision in Corby Group Litigation v Corby District Council highlights the need for organisations, including local authorities and developers, to take their environmental responsibilities seriously, particularly when dealing with the reclamation of land