Dr Wei Yang, President of the Royal Town Planning Institute (S3 E4)
Court Judgments of the week:
- Gladman Developments Ltd  EWCA Civ 104
- R (oao United Trade Action Group Ltd) V Transport for London & Mayor of London  72 EWHC decisions of Mrs Justice Laing allowing a JR claim to the London Streetspace Plan-Interim Guidance & an order prohibiting traffic & stopping up parts of the A10 highway; raising issues about failing to have regard to material considerations ie the effect on taxis as a form of PT & public sector equality duty issues raised.
Decisions of the week:
- Decisions of an inspector dated 19 January 2021 allowing Bellway Homes’ appeal granting reserved matters approval for up to 350 dwellings on land south-west of Blandford Forum By-Pass, Dorsetand granting the appellant a costs award; unacceptableimpact on setting of AONB alleged.
- Decisions of an inspector dated 25th January 2021 dismissing Redrow Homes appeal seeking outline permission for up to 400 homes on a site north of the GB & south of the Red Brook & Partington; issues on landscape, heritage & viability. No 5 yr HLS & para 11d engaged. Trafford BC’s application for costs dismissed.
Plus “Praise of the Week” and “Nudge of the Week”