Cowen v Secretary of State for Environment Peak District National Park Authority: CA 26 May 1999

A land-owner laid a tarmac surface on a path within the National Park. This was held to be an improvement required for the right of way. The fact that works constituted an alteration did not avoid the protection given as an improvement.
Gazette 09-Jun-1999, [1999] EWCA Civ 1484, [1999] 3 PLR 108
Town and Country Planning (Permitted Development) Order 1995 No 418
England and Wales
Appeal fromCowen v Secretary of State for Environment and Peak District National Park Authority Admn 12-Feb-1998
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CitedTaylor and Sons (Farms) v Secretary of State for Environment Transport and the Regions and Three Rivers District Council CA 31-Jul-2001
Over a long period of time the applicants had deposited large quantities of waste on their land to hard standings and tracks. They were served with enforcement notices alleging a change from agricultural use, to agricultural use with waste deposit, . .
CitedTaylor v Secretary of State for the Environment Transport and the Regions and Another QBD 30-Jan-2001
An area with a hard surface which was used as a hard standing for feeding sheep, and which was formed by deposit of builder’s rubble was not a habitation and therefore was not used for the accommodation of sheep. Since the landowner was entitled to . .

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Updated: 01 June 2021; Ref: scu.79583