The incumbent and churchwardens applied for a faculty for the creation of a car park and church hall. Planning permission had already been granted.
Held: The Consistory Court could assume that once planning permission had been granted, the elements of the decision taken into account in that decision should be taken to have been correctly assessed. There remained issues as to the pastoral consequences, and a proposal was still required. The assumption might be displaced if it could be shown that the planners had failed to give appropriate attention to the special quality of the building.
Charles Mynor, Chancellor
England and Wales
Updated: 03 August 2022; Ref: scu.186102