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Sir Duncan Ouseley sitting as a High Court Judge has rejected 3 challenges to the Guildford Local Plan: see R (Compton Parish Council & Others) v Guildford Borough Council & others [2019] EWHC 3242 (Admin).

The judgment includes consideration of the approach to be taken by authorities looking to release Green Belt land through the development plan process. There is also consideration of SEA and habitats issues.

A copy of the judgment can be found here.

James Maurici QC and Heather Sargent appeared for the First Interested Party, Wisley Property Investments Limited instructed by Herbert Smith Freehills LLP.

Richard Turney appeared for the Second Interested Party Blackwell Park Ltd instructed by Mills & Reeve LLP.

Andrew Parkinson appeared for the Third Interested Party Martin Grant Homes Ltd instructed by Cripps LLP.

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