Jerry Youle MRTPI (S3 E1)
Court Judgments of the week:
- Gluck v Secretary of State HC&LG & Crawley BC  EWCA Civ 1756 a decision of the Court of Appeal dismissing an appeal of the decision of Holgate J who had decided that the 56 day period for prior approval in paragraph W(11) of part 3 of schedule 2 to the GPDO 2015 could be extended by agreement.
- R (Hewitt)V Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council & Russell Homes (UK) Ltd  EWHC 3405 a claim for JR by a local councillor against the grant of a planning permission in the context of the application of NPPF 11(d)(ii), 196, harm to a valued landscape and consistency in decision making.
- Swale Borough Council v Secretary of State HC&LG & Attwood & Partners  EWHC 3482 an unsuccessful challenge to a decision awarding costs to an appellant in respect of issues relating to affordable housing & highways.
Decision of the Week
Bellway Homes vs Maidstone Borough Council regarding planning permission granted for residential development for 421 dwellings with associated access, infrastructure, drainage, open space and landscaping at Land West of Church Road, Otham, Kent ME15 8SBin accordance with the terms of the application, Ref 19/506182/FULL dated 6 December 2019.