- Court issues guidance on determination of applications for approval under HS2 Act (Hillingdon v SoST)
- What are the practical implications of this case?
- What is the legal background to the case?
- HS2 Act
- Schedule 17 procedure
- What is the factual background to the case?
- Why did the court dismiss the claim?
- Case details
Planning analysis: In Hillingdon v SoST, the Planning Court dismissed a judicial review challenge brought by the Hillingdon London Borough Council (the council) against the decision of the Secretary of State for Transport (SoST) granting approval of High Speed Two Limited’s (HS2 Ltd) plans and specifications for proposed works associated with the creation of the Colne Valley Viaduct South Embankment wetland habitat ecological mitigation area.
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