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Challenge to affordable housing provision in Elephant and Castle regeneration project dismissed (Flynn v Southwark LBC)

Published on: 06 January 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Challenge to affordable housing provision in Elephant and Castle regeneration project dismissed (Flynn v Southwark LBC)
  • What are the practical implications of this case?
  • What is the factual background to the case?
  • What did the court find?
  • Ground 1
  • Ground 2
  • Case details

Article summary

Planning analysis: In Flynn v Southwark LBC, the Planning Court dismissed a challenge to the planning permission for the regeneration of part of Elephant and Castle in London. It found that the planning officers had not wrongly advised Southwark Council’s (the Council’s) planning committee in respect of the developer’s affordable housing offer, and that the agreement concluded under section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990) was not outside the scope of the officers’ delegation. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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