Log in | Register
11/03/2016

Legal briefs: Campaigners use crowdfunding to challenge cruise ship terminal; High Court challenge to Watermead crematorium fails

Words: Roger Milne
Courtroom Gavel - legal changes that affect planners

A round-up of legal news: 5 March-11 March, 2016

Campaigners use crowdfunding to challenge cruise ship terminal

Campaigners are using crowdfunding in a bid to challenge Greenwich Council's grant of planning permission for an international cruise liner terminal on the River Thames.

Local Government Lawyer

Developer warns council of legal action after termination of £150m redevelopment

A developer has threatened judicial review proceedings against Winchester City Council over its decision to terminate the development agreement for a £150 million redevelopment.

Local Government Lawyer

High Court challenge to Watermead crematorium fails

A judicial review of Westerleigh Group’s consent for a crematorium scheme in the Watermead area of Aylesbury, the subject of a challenge by the parish council, has found in favour of the proposals approved by the local planning authority, Aylesbury Vale District Council.

Bucks Herald

Judge quashes planning permission for 85-home scheme after appeal by council

Forest of Dean District Council has successfully challenged a planning inspectors decision to allow an appeal for an 85-home scheme proposed by Gladman Developments. The permission has now been quashed following a judgment which is seen as providing an important ruling on the tests to be applied in respect of the National Planning Policy Framework.

Local Government Lawyer

Tags