Legal viewpoint: Supreme Court ruling revives prospects for third Heathrow runway

Last month, the Supreme Court handed down an eagerly awaited judgment unanimously allowing Heathrow Airport Ltd’s appeal against the cancellation of the 2018 national policy statement (NPS) on airports on all four grounds. The ruling revives the prospect of a third runway being built at Heathrow Airport.

by Paul Arnett
Paul Arnett - image: Town Legal
Paul Arnett - image: Town Legal

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