Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 291 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2005] EWCA Civ 1365
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Laws, Wall and Lloyd LJJ

Representation Robin Purchas QC and Douglas Edwards (instructed by Davies & Partners) for the claimants.
  Timothy Straker QC and Richard Humphreys (instructed by Stevenage Borough Council) for the authority.
Judgment Dates: 22 November 2005


Town and country planning - Structure plan - Requirement for general conformity of local plan with structure plan - Meaning of 'general conformity' - .

The Case

On its true construction, the requirement for 'general conformity' of a local plan with a structure plan might allow considerable room for manoeuvre within the local plan in the measures taken to reflect structure plan policy, so as to meet the various and changing contingencies that could arise.

Practice Areas

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