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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.

Relationship to planning

Primacy of planning Land available for potential development Wiltshire Council v Cooper Estates Strategic Land Ltd [2019] EWCA Civ 840 Summary Inclusion within a settlement boundary in a development plan document was capable of identifying a parcel of land for...

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Human rights

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 [2013] EWCA Civ 673).SummaryIt has been held by the Court of...

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