Building and Construction in UK Law

  • Gilbert Ash (Northern) Ltd v Modern Engineering (Bristol) Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 25 July 1973
    ... ... , 1969, with the City of Bradford (the employers) to carry out building work. The contract was in the form issued by the R.I.B.A. for Local ... That would not be construction but adding words which are not there. I am clearly of opinion that what is ... ...
  • Flannery and Another v Halifax Estate Agencies Ltd, trading as Colleys Professional Services
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 18 February 1999
    ... ... They did so with the benefit of a mortgage from the Derbyshire Building Society. The defendants ("the valuers") were asked by the building society ... in giving reasons: see Bingham LJ in Eckersley -v- Binnie 18 Construction Law Reports 1 at page 77: "In resolving conflicts of expert ... ...
  • Whitworth Street Estates (Manchester) Ltd v James Miller and Partners Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 03 March 1970
    ... ... 1 The Appellants are building contractors whose registered office is in Scotland. The Respondents are an ... settled that it is not legitimate to use as an aid in the construction of the contract anything which the parties said or did after it was made ... ...
  • Ruxley Electronics and Construction Ltd v Forsyth
    • House of Lords
    • 29 June 1995
    ... ... A landowner contracts for building works to be executed on his land. When the work is complete it serves the practical purpose for which it was required perfectly satisfactorily. But ... ...
  • Victory House General Partner Ltd v RGB P&C Ltd
    • Queen's Bench Division (Technology and Construction Court)
    • 26 January 2018
    ... ... AND PROPERTY COURTS OF ENGLAND AND WALES TECHNOLOGY AND CONSTRUCTION COURT Royal Courts of Justice Strand, London, WC2A 2LL ... out of the development and conversion of an existing office building into an 87 bedroom hotel at Victory House, Leicester Square, London (“ ... ...
  • Parkinson (Sir Lindsay) & Company Ltd v Triplan Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 19 January 1973
    ... ... course, equivalent to a payment into Court, see Demolition & Construction Co. Limited. v. Kent River Board 1963 2 Lloyd 7, at page 16 ... ...
  • Hill v Transport for London
    • Chancery Division
    • 16 May 2005
    ... ... this is wrong, although they accept that on their suggested construction of the legislation they need to prove adverse possession of the disputed ... They later constructed a building to house the waste transfer business, along with offices and a workshop ... ...
  • Williams v Roffey Bros & Nicholls (Contractors) Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 23 November 1989
    ... ... 3 The plaintiff is a carpenter. The defendants are building contractors who in September 1985 had entered into a contract with ... this issue the first question is whether, on the true construction of the contract, entire performance was a condition precedent to payment ... ...
  • Secretary of State for the Environment v Euston Centre Investments Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 24 June 1994
    ... ... There was an issue about asbestos discovered in the building. The landlord argued that the asbestos should have been removed by the ... Clive Welburn Construction [1992] 28 Con. LR 163 ... The judge in the present case took into account ... ...
  • Gilbert v Spoor
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 05 February 1982
    ... ... it reads: "Not to erect on the piece of land hereby conveyed any building whatsoever other than one private dwelling house with proper offices and ... The Tribunal found that the construction of the two extra houses would obscure that view and interfere with the ... ...
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