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Court of Appeal allows legal challenge of Shell Centre redevelopment

The Court of Appeal has agreed to hear a legal challenge against the Shell Centre redevelopment in London. Local resident George Turner has now been granted permission to appeal communities secretary Eric Pickles' decision to approve the scheme.  07 May 2015

High Court Judge quashes CPO for London Wharf

The High Court has quashed a compulsory purchase order (CPO) for the unused and vacant Orchard Wharf. Mr Justice Ouseley ruled that the reasoning that led to the decision to confirm the CPO was 'unfair' on the landowners as the decision was based on information... 07 May 2015

Appeal dismissed as redevelopment would harm the heritage and character of area

A Planning Inspector has dismissed an appeal by developer Fairview New Homes for a proposed development in north London as the redevelopment would adversely impact the heritage assets and character of the surrounding area. 09 Apr 2015

Communities secretary blocks 146-home development within Cotswold Area of Outstanding Beauty

Secretary of state for communities and local government (SoS) Eric Pickles has refused an appeal that would have permitted the construction of up to 146 homes on farmland in the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). 07 Apr 2015

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