Why a judgment on a 50-year-old permission may present new risks for developers and councils

An appeal court judgment on half-a-century-old permission for a housing estate - ruling that the original consent was rendered unlawful by subsequent permissions that conflicted with aspects of it - could have major repercussions for the development of large multi-phase schemes, according to some legal experts.

by Joey Gardiner
Aberdyfi (Aberdovey) - image: Kat Dodd (CC BY 2.0)
Aberdyfi (Aberdovey) - image: Kat Dodd (CC BY 2.0)

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