R (Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd) v Wolverhampton City Council – WLR Daily

Posted August 5th, 2009 in compulsory purchase, law reports, planning by sally

R (Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd) v Wolverhampton City Council [2009] EWCA Civ 734; [2009] WLR (D) 278

“S 226(1A) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 did not prevent a planning authority, when considering the exercise of its compulsory purchase powers, from having regard to wider benefits resulting from the development, redevelopment or improvement of or in relation to the land, which might include benefits deriving from the associated redevelopment of another site not within the proposed development itself.”

WLR Daily, 3rd August 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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