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Approach to need for out-of-town retail development different in Wales than England (Waterstone v Welsh Ministers)

Approach to need for out-of-town retail development different in Wales than England (Waterstone v Welsh Ministers)
Published on: 11 July 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
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Article summary

Planning analysis: In Waterstone v Welsh Ministers, the Court of Appeal held that the approach to the assessment of out-of-town retail application in Wales ‘may well be significantly different’ to that which applies in England. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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