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News and Resources

Below is a selection of news items, case notes, articles, books and papers authored by members of Chambers.

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Hereward Phillpot QC, planning and environmental barrister at Francis Taylor Building
Timothy Comyn, planning barrister at Francis Taylor Building

Thames Gateway Bridge Inquiry Closes

The Inquiry into the proposed Thames Gateway Bridge - from Beckton to Thamesmead - (which considered three planning applications, and bridge, side roads, tolling and compulsory purchase orders) closed on 3 May 2006 after sitting for 89 days. Read more

Highways Authority Can be Liable in Statutory Nuisance for Flooding Caused by Bridges

A recent decision of the High Court has wide ranging implications for highway authorities responsible for bridges over rivers that are prone to flooding. Read more