Nuisance Caused in UK Law

  • Hunter v Canary Wharf Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 24 Abril 1997
    ......, which raise fundamental questions relating to the law of private nuisance. . 2 In the first action, Patricia Hunter and others ...This, they claim, was caused by the construction of the Canary Wharf Tower, which was built on land ......
  • R v Rimmington; R v Goldstein (Harry Chaim)
    • House of Lords
    • 27 Octubre 2005
    ...... ingredients, today, of the common law crime of causing a public nuisance. The appellants contend that, as applied in their cases, the offence is ... "between the 25th day of May 1992 and the 13th day of June 2001, caused a nuisance to the public, namely by sending 538 separate postal packages, ......
  • Cambridge Water Company v Eastern Counties Leather
    • House of Lords
    • 09 Diciembre 1993
    ......The contamination was caused by a solvent known as Perchloroethene (PCE), used by ECL in the process of ...negligence, nuisance and the rule in Rylands v. Fletcher (1868) L.R.3 H.L. 330. The judge, ......
  • Wheeler v JJ Saunders Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 19 Diciembre 1995
    ...... of various activities on the farm which are said to constitute a nuisance. . . 3 Both the farm and the house were formerly owned by the ... visitors were subjected to constant malodorous air which frequently caused nausea, and on several occasions we were forced to leave the property to ......
  • Sedleigh-Denfield v O'Callaghan and Others
    • House of Lords
    • 24 Junio 1940
    ...... have prevented such a blockage or stoppage of the flow of water as caused the ditch to overflow. This evidence was accepted by the learned Judge who ... of the culvert was by any grid or grating, was of the nature of a nuisance, giving to the Appellant on damage being caused by the nuisance a primâ ......
  • Southwark London Borough Council v Mills
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 29 Julio 1998
    ......This has caused the break down of relations between neighbours. As individuals we have ... in purporting to grant relief in respect of alleged noise nuisance. The noise complained of was that generated by tenants in neighbouring ......
  • Alphacell Ltd v Woodward
    • House of Lords
    • 03 Mayo 1972
    ...... the pollution I think it more accurate to say that the Appellants caused the polluting matter to enter the stream. . . 5 There are two ... in an offence of this kind, which is in the nature of a public nuisance. In Sherras v. De Rutzen [1895] 1 Q.B. 918 Wright J. said at p. ......
  • M'Alister or Donoghue (Pauper) v Stevenson
    • House of Lords
    • 26 Mayo 1932
    ...... they neglected such duty and are consequently liable for any damage caused by such neglect. After certain amendments which are now immaterial, the ... or of a carrier, or of a firm in breach of contract committing a nuisance on a highway, he deals with the case where anyone delivers to another ......
  • Smith v Littlewoods Organisation Ltd; Maloco v Littlewoods Organisation Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 05 Febrero 1987
    ......645 when dealing with a fire upon premises caused by an outside agency. I refrain from citing these passages as both appear ... between adjoining occupiers of land, there may be liability in nuisance if one occupier causes or permits persons to gather on his land, and they ......
  • Southport Corporation v Esso Petroleum Company Ltd (Inverpool.)
    • Court of Appeal
    • 03 Junio 1954
    ...... alleged that the deposit of oil on their property constituted a nuisance, or was a trespass, and further, that there was negligence. . ... not be got over and was slow to move; (aa) in that the tanker was caused to strike the revetment wall; (o) in that he caused about 400 tons of oil ......
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