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Long-running Cinderford supermarket dispute returns to the High Court

DATE: 09 Mar 2015

Last week the High Court heard the latest judicial review challenge by Midcounties against the grant of planning permission for an out-of-town superstore in Cinderford, Gloucestershire.

Two previous grants of permission have been quashed by the High Court: R. (on the application of Midcounties Co-operative Ltd) v Forest of Dean [2015] J.P.L. 288 and R. (on the application of Midcounties Co-operative Ltd) v Forest of Dean DC [2013] J.P.L. 1551. Judgment has been reserved. 

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James Maurici QC and Gwion Lewis appeared for Midcounties Co-operative Limited.

Christopher Katkowski QC and Graeme Keen appeared for the Interested Party developer.