- Superstore planning permission upheld despite errors in local policy application (Morrisons v Hounslow LB)
- What are the practical implications of this case?
- What is the legal and policy background to the case?
- What is the factual background to the case?
- What did the court find?
- Breach of IMP2 and accordance with the development plan
- Impact on viability and vitality
- Legitimate expectation and consultation over s 106 agreement
- Case details
Planning analysis: In Morrisons Supermarket plc v Hounslow London Borough, the court dismissed an application for judicial review of a decision to grant planning permission for the demolition of an existing Morrisons supermarket and the redevelopment of the site to provide a superstore and retail use. Even though the proposal did not accord with one specific local plan policy, it was not in breach of the development plan as a whole.
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