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Promoted a road closure and stopping up order on behalf of a South Wales authority (Merthyr) to enable the carrying out of a very extensive and contentious land reclamation scheme

DATE: 01 Jan 2001

This was important because the issue of the scope of objections which are allowed to such orders under s.257 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 when the planning merits have already been determined - see R v Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport & The Regions, Ex parte Batchelor Enterprises Ltd [2001] EWCA Civ 1293.