Finch (on behalf of the Weald Action Group) (claimant/appellant) v Surrey County Council & others

Tuesday 16th – Wednesday 17th November 2021

Appeal against the Order of Mrs Justice Holgate, sitting as a High Court Judge, dated 21 December 2020, refusing permission to apply for a judicial review of the Respondent’s decision dated 27 September 2019 to grant Horse Mill Development planning permission for the retention and extension of a well site and the drilling of four new wells for the production of hydrocarbons on land at Horse Hill, Surrey.

Lower Court Judgment:

Finch, R. (on the application of) v Surrey County Council [2020] EWHC 3566 (Admin) (21 December 2020) (

View hearing:

Day 1

Part 1

Part 2

Day 2

Part 1 (final part)