Shelly Rouse MRTPI, Principal Consultant for the Planning Advisory Service (S13 E1)

Shelly Rouse MRTPI

Shelly Rouse is a Principal Consultant with the Planning Advisory Service with a passion for delivering support to local authorities and helping drive public sector improvement with housing delivery and land supply as her specialities.

Thursday 25th April 2024 at 5:30pm

Latest News Update on planning related matters.

  • Decision of the High Court dated 5th April 2024 in R (Low Carbon Solar Park 6 Limited) v Secretary of State for LUH&C & Uttlesford DC dismissing a challenge to an inspector’s decision, under section 76D of the TCPA 1990, refusing an application for the construction and operation of a solar park at Pelham, Manuden. The challenge alleged procedural unfairness.

  • Decision of the Minister for Housing & Homelessness, on behalf of the Secretary of State, dated 8th April 2024, in accordance with the inspector’s recommendation, dismissing a recovered written rep appeal by Aveneco Ltd, against Buckingham Council’s refusal to grant permission for an energy park with high-capacity battery storage, 416 bedroom hotel, two office units, biogas waste digester energy unit incorporating alternative and emerging transport solution & an advanced educational facility at End Road, Dorney, Slough. The proposal was judged to be inappropriate development in the Green Belt & raised issues around impact on openness, flood risk, heritage assets, highways.

  • Decision of the Minister for Housing & Homelessness on behalf of the Secretary of State, dated 22nd March 2024, in accordance with the inspector’s recommendation, to allow two appeals seeking outline planning permission : Appeal A for a residentially led mixed use schemes of up to 391 homes and Appeal B for up to 330 discounted affordable homes for key workers, including military personnel, against the refusals of St Albans & City District Council on land at Chiswell Green, St Albans in the Green Belt.

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