Timetable & Planning
Timetable and Contents of Planning Application
Lord Derby applies for planning permission to tear up 160 acres of greenfield farm and stud land
Newmarket Town Council rejects Lord Derby's planning application
Forest Heath District Council rejects Lord Derby's planning application
Lord Derby appeals the unanimous rejection of his planning application
Lord Derby and Forest Heath District Council lose High Court battle to stop local residents receiving Judicial Review of the council's planning strategy. Entire planning strategy (SHLAA) related to Newmarket quashed. Lord Derby and council ordered to pay 90% of residents' costs
Lord Derby's appeal against the region of his planning application dismissed by Communities and Local Government Minister Eric Pickles
Lord Derby announces that he will apply again for planning permission
Newmarket Town Council rejects Lord Derby's second planning application
Forest Heath District Council, in a controversial vote in which all five of Newmarket's elected representives rejects Lord Derby's second planning application, approves the application with only the votes of councillors from other towns.
The appeal against the highly controversial vote is immediately called in by Communities and Local Government Minister Eric Pickles
Around October 2015
Communities and Local Government Minister Greg Clark will make a decision on Lord Derby's second application.