Series 1 Finale (S1 E15)

This week is our final episode of series one and we have decided to end as we started; just with the five of us. As before, there is no charge for the event, but we would encourage you to make a modest donation to the NHS Combined Charity Page (click here)  or whichever local charity you may prefer.

Cases of the Week

(1) Keep Bourne End Green v Buckingham Council et al  [2020] EWHC 1984 Admin; s decision of Holgate J who dismissed a challenge to a plan based on an allegation that the 2016-based household projections produced by ONS should have been taken into account in the assessment of OAHN.

(2)R (oao Walker ) v Bath & North East Somerset Council [202o] EWHC 1836 a decision challenging the grant of permission and listed building consent at Belvoir Castle, a listed building in a World Heritage Site & Conservation Area contrary to the officer recommendation & where the Council has conceded the decision was unlawful.

PINS/MHCLG Decisions of the Week:  

(1) Pencoed Power Plant Appeal, a decision of Welsh Minsters dated 23 July 2020 to grant permission for a gas engine-powered generation facility 40MW of electricity.

(2) an inspector decision dated 22 July on an unallocated site in Brentwood formerly owned by Homes England with the benefit of a development brief to grant permission for four residential blocks.