Section 203 as a regeneration tool

It has been two years since s203 of the Housing and Planning Act 2016 became operative, replacing s237 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990. While s203 does not entirely resemble its predecessor, this does not appear to have dampened or affected the development industry’s confidence on the benefits of using the provision, and it continues to be utilised as part of the development process.  We look at the lack of consistent guidance when implementing s203.

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This article was first published in Property Law Journal (November 2018) and is also available at http://www.lawjournals.co.uk/


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Michele Vas

About Michele Vas

Michele is a member of the Planning and Public Law team. She focuses on negotiating and drafting planning and highways agreements, town center regeneration and redevelopment schemes, urban extensions, compulsory purchase orders, road closure orders, highways issues, judicial review, public inquiry work and enforcement issues

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