Vue cinema launch Judicial review of planning consent

Vue Cinemas have launched a challenge to the planning amendment granted in June 2016 by the local planning Authority. This amendment was to slightly increase the size and design of the cinema to 13 screens. The challenge launched is against the process used to determine the amendment, planning permission for a 12 screen cinema is still in place. The outcome of the challenge will be decided in Court by early 2017. The planning consent granted in June 2016 cannot be implemented until the conclusion of this challenge. It is still predicted the stadium and leisure facilities can be completed in 2018. A court date of 18 January 2017 is now in place at the High Court in London.
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