Planning update: Public rights of way and the planning regime

What is a public right of way and what are the statutory powers that exist when a development will interfere with such a right of way? Georgina Reeves looks at a recent High Court case where a Grampian condition was imposed on development

Cases Referenced

  • Food and Rural Affairs [2017] EWHC 2259 (Admin)
  • Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd v Secretary of State for the Environment
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  • Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd v Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs [2017] EWHC 2259 (Admin)
  • Vasiliou v Secretary of State for Transport [1991] 2 All ER 77