|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 136 (Jun)|
|Neutral Citation:|| EWHC 1643 (QB)|
|Court:||Queen's Bench Division, Administrative Court (London)|
|Representation||Peter Village QC and Stephen Whale (instructed by Clyde & Co) for the claimants.|
|Gordon Nardell QC and Christiaan Zwart (instructed by the Regional Solicitor, Environment Agency) for the defendant.|
|Judgment Dates:||20 June 2012|
Environment - Protection - Flood plan - Environment agency classifying sluices on Manchester canal as formal flood defences, and basing flood zone assessment and mapping on assumption that sluices would fail and remain closed - Land adjacent to canal owned by claimants designated as having 'high probability' of flooding - Claimant seeking judicial review of decision - Whether Environment agency failing to properly interpret apply or have regard to own policy PPS 25 when classifying sluices as formal flood defences.