Can an activity permitted by planning law constitute a private nuisance? (Court of Appeal)

The Court of Appeal held in Coventry (t/a RDC Promotions) and another v Lawrence and others [2012] EWCA Civ 26 that, whilst it is possible for an activity permitted under planning legislation to constitute a private nuisance, on the facts in this case there was no such nuisance.

NOTE ADDED 3.9.12: The Supreme Court granted permission to appeal against the decision of the Court of Appeal, on 26 July 2012 (UKSC 2012/0076).

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