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Legal briefs: Chippenham road challenge dismissed; Stansted Airport planning row costs settled

Words: Roger Milne
A round-up of legal news: 18 June-24 June, 2022

Chippenham road challenge dismissed

A judicial review challenging Wiltshire Council's decision-making in relation to a major new distributor road serving a 7,500-home development in Chippenham has been dismissed by a High Court judge. The residents’ group behind the challenge is to appeal.

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Bristol consent for housing scheme quashed over flawed report

The High Court has quashed Bristol City Council's grant of planning permission for a 62-home development on a former zoo car park following a judicial review claim that the local authority based its decision on a flawed planning officer’s report.

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Stansted Airport planning row costs settled

Uttlesford District Council is to make a part 36 Offer to Stansted Airport Limited of £1.4 million in full and final settlement of planning appeal costs. The local authority had already settled and paid the costs of an unsuccessful High Court challenge to the inspector’s grant of permission. However, the costs of the original planning appeal remained outstanding.

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