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Residential permission quashed for failure to comply with section 66(1) duty (Wyeth-Price v Guildford BC)

Residential permission quashed for failure to comply with section 66(1) duty (Wyeth-Price v Guildford BC)
Published on: 09 December 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Residential permission quashed for failure to comply with section 66(1) duty (Wyeth-Price v Guildford BC)
  • What are the practical implications of this case?
  • What was the background?
  • Legislative and policy background
  • Factual background
  • What did the court find?
  • Ground 1—heritage
  • Ground 2—trees
  • Ground 3—flooding
  • Case details

Article summary

Planning analysis: The Planning Court has quashed a planning permission for 73 residential dwellings on a site next to a small complex of historic buildings, including several with grade II and grade II* listing. It found that the planning officer’s report seriously misled the planning committee by failing to explain that a finding of harm to a listed building was a consideration to which the decision-maker had to give ‘considerable importance and weight’ in the exercise of their planning judgment. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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