Episode 4 with Dr Wei Yang, President of the Royal Town Planning Institute

Dr Wei Yang
Dr Wei Yang

Our Special Guest this week is Dr Wei Yang, FAcSS  FRTPI RIBA Client Adviser, MCIHT, President of The Royal Town Planning Institute.

Court Judgments of the week:

  • Gladman Developments Ltd [2021] EWCA Civ 104
  • R (oao United Trade Action Group Ltd) V Transport for London & Mayor of London [2021] 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”

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