Social Welfare Lawyers in the Centre of Birmingham

Gregory Park Holding v Hart DC

An interesting judgment, Gregory Park Holding Ltd v Hart DC [2022] EWHC 2406 (Admin), is now available. An LPA’s decision to grant planning permission for a change of use of part of land in the countryside to accommodate 2 Gypsy pitches was not unlawful. On the proper interpretation of the local plan (policy H5), applicants had to demonstrate a general need for a proposed site, not that they had a particular need for the site in question. The application for judicial review by an adjoining landowner was dismissed. You can find the judgment here: