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Neutral Citation Number:  EWHC 360 (QB)
Case No: HQ09X04659
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
QUEEN'S BENCH DIVISION
Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL
HIS HONOUR JUDGE RICHARD SEYMOUR Q.C.
(sitting as a Judge of the High Court)
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Jackson LJ says planning permission 'cannot authorise' nuisance
A ruling by Lord Justice Jackson on private nuisance will create a "massive burden" on councils when deciding whether to grant planning permission, a leading environmental lawyer has said.
Katherine Lawrence and Raymond Shields bought a house in West Row, Suffolk, and objected to the noise produced by a nearby motor racing stadium and motorbike track. They sued the owners and operators for nuisance.