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.
On July 18 Cambridge Magistrates upheld an appeal brought by the South Cambridgeshire Divisional Commander, Superintendent Simon Megicks, against the previous decision of Cambridge City Council granting a licence to JD Wetherspoons for a new pub on the Cambridge Leisure Park. Read more
The task of obtaining planning permission in the Green Belt has been eased by the Court of Appeal's decision on 23 June 2008 (the Master of the Rolls, sitting with Carnwath and Wilson LJJ) allowing an appeal by Mr and Mrs Butler in Wychavon DC v Secretary of State for CLG and Butler  EWCA 692, concerning the proper interpretation of para 3.2 of PPG2. Read more
Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd appeared before the House of Lords Select Committee and raised the issue of infrastructure management of the central tunnel of the Crossrail route. Read more
The long running set of appeals into proposals for the expansion of activities at Turweston Aerodrome have recently concluded. Among the matters being considered by the Inspector is the appropriateness of a quota count system for controlling the numbers of movements at the airfield. Read more
The High Court has rejected the argument that seeking a declaration to overturn a previous decision of the High Court itself is an abuse of process: see Transport for London v Bugbugs and others  EWHC 2987 (QB). Read more