Walker Morris defends judicial review against planning permission

Walker Morris recently acted successfully for an interested party in the refusal of two separate applications for judicial review. The interested party, FCC Environment UK Ltd (FCC), was the proposed developer of an energy-from-waste site for which the granting of planning permission by Buckinghamshire County Council was challenged by the two claimants (Kolb and Prideaux).

The site in question is to be built to enable all of Buckinghamshire’s municipal waste to be diverted away from landfill. After a procurement process, FCC emerged as the preferred bidder. The proposed site on which the facility is to be built was adjacent to an existing landfill site, and would utilise an area of that site as well as extending into other areas…

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