News and Resources
Below is a selection of news items, case notes, articles, books and papers authored by members of Chambers.
There is also a separate Archive of Inspector’s Reports in respect of applications to register new town or village greens.
The High Court has held that a local authority was entitled to adopt a local plan including particular land within the green belt without having regard to key policies in Planning Policy Guidance 2. Read more
The planning inspectors' reports into the South Cambridgeshire District Council Development Control Policies Document and the Northstowe Area Action Plan have been received and both documents have been found to be sound. Read more
A tower used to display advertisements at the entrance to Clapham railway station Europe's busiest railway station has won advertisement consent. The site is situated on business land adjacent to the Torelli Coffee company but surrounded by railways lines on all sides. Read more
A couple whose house is 100 metres from Alton Towers failed in their High Court bid to turn down the volume coming from the theme park. A deputy district judge had imposed the maximum fine of £5000 and imposed an abatement order under s.82 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990. Read more
Notwithstanding the recent date of the first LDF Core Strategy in the country to be adopted, planning permission has been granted on appeal from the refusal of South Cambridgeshire District Council to permit twice the maximum number of dwellings allowed within the relevant sustainable settlement category in the Council's Core Strategy in the village of Over. Read more