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Planning permission for terrace quashed for failure to consider structural (not just airborne) noise (Kerswell v Lewisham LB)

Planning permission for terrace quashed for failure to consider structural (not just airborne) noise (Kerswell v Lewisham LB)
Published on: 29 March 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Planning permission for terrace quashed for failure to consider structural (not just airborne) noise (Kerswell v Lewisham LB)
  • What are the practical implications of this case?
  • What is the factual background to the case?
  • What did the court find?
  • Noise
  • Senior Courts Act 1981 (SCA 1981)
  • Case details

Article summary

Planning analysis: In Kerswell v Lewisham LB, the Administrative Court quashed the decision of Lewisham Borough Council (the council) to grant planning permission for a terrace because the council failed to consider the question of structural noise, as opposed to airborne noise, caused by use of the terrace. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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