Primacy of planning Land available for potential development Wiltshire Council v Cooper Estates Strategic Land Ltd  EWCA Civ 840 Summary Inclusion within a settlement boundary in a development plan document was capable of identifying a parcel of land for...
Public Access to Land
The main page in this section deals with Town and Village Greens. See contents on the left or at the drop down menu at the top of the page.
Registration as a town and village green Compatibility with the Human Rights Act R. (on the application of Newhaven Port and Properties Ltd) v Secretary of State for the Environment Food and Rural Affairs  EWCA Civ 673).SummaryIt has been held by the Court of...
Town and village greens
There are two principle House of Lords cases dealing with town and village greens: R v Sunderland City Council ex parte Beresford (2003) and Oxfordshire County Council v Oxford City Council (2006). See contents section on the left.
Rights of common Registration of new rights over existing common land Littlejohns v Devon County Council & Duchy of Cornwall  EWCA Civ 446 Summary The Court of Appeal held that no new rights of common could be registered under the Commons Act 2006 where the...
Right to roam
The Government website provides useful information on the right to roam.