Goodman Logistics Developments (UK) Ltd v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and another

Town and country planning – Permission for development. The Planning Court dismissed the claimant's challenge to the first defendant Secretary of State's decision, dismissing its appeal against the second defendant local planning authority's refusal of permission for the construction of a strategic rail freight interchange on a site within the Green Belt. If the Secretary of State had not erroneously failed to consider the effect of the proposal on the openness of the Green Belt matters of visual impact and perception, his decision would inevitably have been the same.

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