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Now in force: Replacement section 237 procedure for overcoming rights of light (along with other new provisions under the Housing and Planning Act 2016)

Authors: Matthew White, Partner and Head of Planning and Lucy Morton, Professional Support Lawyer, Planning, London Replacement section 237: Yesterday (13 July), the new provisions allowing local authorities to override easements and other rights (including rights to light) came into force, … Continue reading

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Abolition of section 237 procedure for overcoming rights of light

Authors: Matthew White, Partner and Head of Planning, Real Estate, London and Lucy Morton, Professional Support Lawyer, Planning, Real Estate, London Section 237 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 gives local planning authorities powers to override easements and … Continue reading

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The return of “Vacant Building Credit”

Authors: Matthew White, Partner and Head of Planning, London and Lucy Morton, Professional Support Lawyer, Planning, London The world of planning has been busy: the new Mayor of London is making promises including measures to improve air quality and to … Continue reading

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