Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2001] All ER (D) 86 (Feb)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Potter, Sedley and Jonathan Parker LJJ

Representation David Holgate QC (instructed by Foot Anstey Sargent) for Plymouth City Airport Ltd.
  Robert Jay (instructed by Richard Buxton) for T.
Judgment Dates: 8 February 2001


Town and country planning - Compensation - Depreciation of land values - Runway or apron alterations to airport - Secretary of State issuing certificate - Airport challenging issue of certificate - Dismissal of application to quash certificate - Whether conditions for issue of certificate fulfilled - ss 9, 15(2).

The Case

On the facts of the instant case, the requirements of s9 of the had been fulfilled and the Secretary of State had been correct in issuing a certificate which would enable owners of neighbouring property to an airport to obtain compensation.

Practice Areas

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