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Housing Zone designation quashed for failure to apply policy (Relta)

Published on: 31 March 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Housing Zone designation quashed for failure to apply policy (Relta)
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  • What is the significance of the decision for authorities and developers?
  • What is the factual and policy background to the case?
  • Why did the High Court quash the designation?

Article summary

Planning analysis: In Relta Limited v Greater London Authority and Bromley Council, the High Court quashed the decision by the Mayor of London (MoL) to designate Bromley Town Centre (BTC) as a Housing Zone (HZ). The court found that the MoL had unlawfully misinterpreted its own policy on the designation of HZ. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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