Planning Update: Simply the best?

Stephen Ashworth reviews what ‘best consideration’ means in practice and how it is affecting the property market ‘It is difficult to imagine a situation where a local authority wants to dispose of land for a public purpose at an undervalue that would not meet the wellbeing criteria.’ In a world of increasing devolution and local …
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Cases Referenced

  • Buttle v Saunders [1952] 2 All ER 193
  • R v Darlington BC, ex-parte Indescon [1990] 1 EGLR 278
  • R v Middlesbrough BC, ex-parte Frostree Ltd (1988) unreported, 16 December
  • R v Pembrokeshire CC, ex-parte Coker [1999] 4 All ER 1007
  • Roberts v Hopwood [1925] AC 578