High Court's Gladman housing judgment clarifies that plan policies trump NPPF's 'tilted balance'

The High Court has dismissed a bid by land promoter Gladman to overturn two appeal decisions that blocked its plans to build 360 homes in Essex and Northamptonshire in a ruling that gives primacy to development plan policies and clarifies that, where a local authority lacks a five-year housing land supply, grants of permission should not be 'automatic'.

by Court reporter
London's Royal Courts of Justice: NPPF tilted balance clarified. Pic: Getty Images
London's Royal Courts of Justice: NPPF tilted balance clarified. Pic: Getty Images

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