Highway Safety

March 30th, 2021 by James Goudie KC

When determining whether planning consent should be granted to upgrade an advertising hoarding to a digital display, not only must the residential amenity of the display be considered. Specific conditions should be addressed, in the interests of highway safety, in relation to the use of moving images and both the frequency and the speed of change of advertisements on the display. So held in Calderdale Borough Council v SoS (2021) EWHC 695 (Admin).

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