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To the left are a list of case studies that show what can be achieved by challenging a planning decision. Selected highlights are below.

CPRE Hampshire helped to stop a container port from being built along nearly two kilometres of unspoilt coastline...

Public pressure pays off...

A landscape of ancient lead mining remains has been spared the scar of a modern quarry, thanks to the hard work of CPRE Peak District and South Yorkshire...

CPRE Peak District & South Yorkshire helped to protect local greenfield by successfully arguing at a public inquiry that 300 new houses near Kiveton Park Station, Rotherham should not be permitted. The development was proposed for a former steelworks site allocated for employment and was therefore a departure from the unitary development plan...

During 2002, Derwentside District Council granted planning permission for a greenfield site on the mistaken basis that it was brownfield. CPRE complained about the decision to the Local Government Ombudsman. Upon investigation, the Ombudsman found that there had been maladministration...