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London Borough of Enfield v Persons Unknown and Others: QBD 2 Oct 2020

The council had obtained interim and final injunctions in 2017 against anticipated trespassers on its land and the order was due to expire. It now ought its extension and to amend the terms of the order. Held: The court noted that no person had yet been served with any documents, and that the legal landscape … Continue reading London Borough of Enfield v Persons Unknown and Others: QBD 2 Oct 2020

South Cambridgeshire District Council v Gammell: CA 2005

The Council had taken out an injunction under section 187B of the 1990 Act to prevent unknown persons placing caravans on certain lands. The defendants acted in breach of those injunctions, and the Council requested their committal for contempt. The defendant now appealed against committal. Held: The appeal failed. a person became a party to … Continue reading South Cambridgeshire District Council v Gammell: CA 2005

London Borough of Wandsworth v Mills and Allen Ltd and Another: Admn 5 Sep 1997

The Council sought orders to restrain the defendants from using certain land for the display of advertisements. Moriarty QC [1997] EWHC Admin 800 Town and Country Planning Act 1990 187B, Local Government Act 1972 222, Town and Country Planning (Control of Advertisements) Regulations 1992 England and Wales Planning Updated: 03 January 2022; Ref: scu.137745

Broxbourne Borough Council v Robb and Others: QBD 27 Jun 2011

The Council applied for the committal of the defendant for an alleged breach of a without notice injunction. Notice of the injunction had been placed at the site, requiring nobody to move caravans onto the land. Held: The application succeeded. Having examined the case law the need for committal was established. The defendant was to … Continue reading Broxbourne Borough Council v Robb and Others: QBD 27 Jun 2011

Wrexham County Borough Council v Berry; South Buckinghamshire District Council v Porter and another; Chichester District Council v Searle and others: HL 22 May 2003

The appellants challenged the refusal to grant them injunctions to prevent Roma parking caravans on land they had purchased.
Held: Parliament had given to local authorities exclusive jurisdiction on matters of planning policy, but when an . .

Porter, Searle and Others, Berry and Harty v South Buckinghamshire District Council, Chichester District Council, Wrexham County Borough Council, Hertsmere Borough Councilt: CA 12 Oct 2001

Local authorities had obtained injunctions preventing the defendants from taking up occupation, where they had acquired land with a view to living on the plots in mobile homes, but where planning permission had been refused. The various defendants . .

Ineos Upstream Ltd and Others v Persons Unknown and Others: ChD 23 Nov 2017

The claimant sought an injunction expressed to be against unknown persons. Held: Morgan J expressed a degree of concern about orders having this effect, but concluded that (particularly in light of the South Cambridgeshire decision) this procedure was now open to claimants in cases outside section 187B of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990: … Continue reading Ineos Upstream Ltd and Others v Persons Unknown and Others: ChD 23 Nov 2017