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Cressingham Gardens—to redevelop or refurbish? (R (on the application of Plant) v Lambeth London Borough Council)

Cressingham Gardens—to redevelop or refurbish? (R (on the application of Plant) v Lambeth London Borough Council)
Published on: 18 January 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Cressingham Gardens—to redevelop or refurbish? (R (on the application of Plant) v Lambeth London Borough Council)
  • Original news
  • What is the background to this case?
  • What was the basis of the current challenge and what did the court decide?
  • Despite a judgment given in favour of the local authority, the court granted the declaratory relief sought by the claimant in relation to further discussions around the ‘right to buy’—how unusual is this declaration?
  • What can housing lawyers, and public lawyers more generally, take from this decision?
  • Anything further of interest?

Article summary

Local Government analysis: Kevin Long, housing solicitor at London’s Hackney Law Centre, considers the likely implications of the decision in R (on the application of Plant) v Lambeth London Borough Council or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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