- Court considers revised NPPF wording of presumption in favour of sustainable development (Wavendon Properties v SoS)
- What are the practical implications of the decision?
- What is the legal and policy background to the case?
- What is the factual background to the case?
- What did the court find?
- Ground 1—interpretation of 2018 NPPF para 11d
- Grounds 2 and 3—failure to provide reasons for projected five year housing supply
- Case details
Planning analysis: In Wavendon Properties v SoS, the High Court quashed the Secretary of State (SoS)’s decision to refuse planning permission for 203 dwellings in Milton Keynes. The decision is one of the first to consider the interpretation of the wording of the presumption in favour of sustainable development in the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), as revised in 2018, in relation to out of date development plan policies.
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