Jan 25, 2022
Residents secure permission for judicial review challenge over distributor road for 4,000-home development
The High Court has given permission for a residents' group's judicial review challenge which claims that Wiltshire Council "did not consult appropriately" before deciding to pursue a major infrastructure project.
Jan 19, 2022
Claim that council negligently designed road which saw fatal crash was wrongly struck out, Court of Appeal finds
A legal challenge by a widower against Cornwall Council that contended the road that his wife had a car accident on was negligently designed has been allowed to progress, following a decision by the Court of Appeal.
Jan 13, 2022
Parish loses legal challenge over decision by borough council to grant planning permission for road bridge to housing developments
Ashchurch Rural Parish Council has lost a judicial review challenge it brought over construction of a bridge to access large planned housing developments.
Jan 10, 2022
The Supreme Court has given Swindon Borough Council permission to appeal in a case about whether a planning condition can require the dedication of a highway.
Dec 29, 2021
A county council has been fined £300,000 for failing to inspect and maintain trees on a public footpath, following the death of a member of the public.
Dec 22, 2021
The London Borough of Barnet should not be allowed to resile from admissions it made about the state of a pavement on which a resident was seriously hurt in a fall, Master Stevens has ruled in the High Court.
Dec 16, 2021
Birmingham City Council is to try to persuade the Department for Transport (DfT) to keep alive a £50.31m annual grant linked to a controversial highways private finance initiative (PFI) contract.
Dec 14, 2021
High Court agrees to hear judicial review challenge over permission for Southampton airport runway expansion
The High Court has given campaign group GOESA permission to bring a judicial review challenge over Eastleigh Borough Council's grant of planning permission for an extension to the runway at Southampton Airport.
Dec 07, 2021
Hackney Council has successfully defended a legal challenge in the High Court to the validity of two experimental traffic orders (ETOs) it made.
Dec 06, 2021
Council loses High Court battle over whether private way was a "road" under Road Traffic Regulation Act
Isle of Wight Council's decision that a privately owned way in Ryde was not a "road" for the purposes of the Traffic Regulation Act 1984 has been overturned, following a High Court legal challenge.
Nov 22, 2021
A renewed application for a judicial review of the Environment Agency's decision to grant consent for the construction of a twin tunnel beneath an aquifer as part of works for HS2 has been refused permission by the High Court.
Nov 18, 2021
Council breached procedural legitimate expectation of residents when revoking traffic order, but judge declines to quash decision
A council breached a procedural legitimate expectation when it decided to re-open a road under a narrow bridge that had been shut to vehicle access under an experimental traffic order (ETO), a High Court judge has found.