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Urban expansion plans proceed after High Court challenge

A local action group in Gloucestershire which opposed plans to build almost 380 dwellings on a greenfield site on the edge of Leckhampton, failed to persuade the High Court to strike down a planning permission issued by Tewkesbury borough council.

Green belt designation trumps elderly housing plans

The High Court supported Tunbridge Wells borough council in its decision to allocate land to the north of the town as green belt thereby thwarting plans by a developer to build houses for the elderly.

Urban greenspace held not to be restrictive policy

A local authority in west Yorkshire failed to persuade an inspector that an area of urban greenspace upon which 39 dwellings were planned to be built, comprised land which the NPPF sought to specifically restrict development.

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Legal Viewpoint: Case confirms approach to calculating housing need

Last month, an inspector reaffirmed that unconstrained objectively assessed need (OAN) applies in the absence of an up-to-date plan.

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