prefabricated homes

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  • The Electricity and Gas (Energy Companies Obligation) Order 2012

    The Secretary of State makes this Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 33 BC and 33 BD of the Gas Act 1986(1) , section 41 A and 41 B of the Electricity Act 1989(2) , section 103 and 103 A of the Utilities Act 2000(3). The Secretary of State has consulted the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority, the National Consumer Council(

    ...a cavity within a cavity wall which is less than 50 mm wide;. a cavity found in homes of prefabricated concrete construction or with metal frame cavity walls; or. an uneven cavity ...

  • Weeks v Magill, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, April 30, 1999, [1999] EWCA Civ 1317

    This judgment is in three sections. The first section is an introduction which comes conveniently at the beginning of this judgment, but which is in fact an introduction provided by the court. A more detailed summary of events covering the years 1986 to 1989 can be found at the start of the judgment of Robert Walker LJ. The second section of th...

    ... guided through the Housing Committee on 8th July 1987 as a lawful policy to sell at least 500 homes per annum city-wide, which was not in any way skewed to obtain electoral advantage for the ... to look outside Westminster for accommodation for the homeless, and be imaginative : prefabricated homes, mobile homes, houseboats, deserted holiday camps are all possibilities [Mr England annotated ...

  • Gray v Secretary of State for the Communities And Local Government, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, July 02, 2015, [2015] EWHC 2452 (Admin)

    J U D G M E N T1. HIS HONOUR JUDGE JARMAN QC: This is an application by Mr Harold Gray under section 288 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 seeking the quashing of a decision letter, dated 23 December 2014, by an inspector appointed to determine appeals under sections 78 and 195 of the 1990 Act. 2. Two days ago Mr Gray's solicitors applied

    ... to an unacceptable degree to seek to embrace in the definition a structure which is prefabricated in as many as four separate sections." . 16. In paragraph 34 of the decision letter the inspector ... down-to-earth way without excessive legalism or exegeticalsophistication (see Clarke Homes v Secretary of State for the Environment [1993] 66 P&CR 263 and Sir Thomas Bingham MR at page 271). ...

  • Spielplatz Ltd v Pearson & Anor, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, July 28, 2015, [2015] EWCA Civ 804

    1. The claimant/appellant is Spielplatz Limited, the freehold owner of a woodland naturist resort at Spielplatz, Lye Lane, Brickett Wood, St Albans (`the resort'). The defendants/respondents are John Pearson and his wife Maureen, who have occupied the resort's Plot 44A since 1992 as Spielplatz's tenants under a tenancy agreement dated 14 August 199...

    ...Of the latter, some are occupied permanently; others are used mainly as weekend homes. Spielplatz is not, and never has been, involved in the installation or construction of the ...The roof trusses were prefabricated and would have been brought to the site already formed. The roof covering would have been fitted on ...

  • Greenwood v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government & Anor, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, February 01, 2011, [2011] EWHC 263 (Admin)

    1. THE DEPUTY JUDGE: This is an application under section 23 of the Acquisition of Land Act 1981 challenging the validity of the Dorian Road, Inkerman Close, and St Lucia Crescent, Horfield, Bristol, Compulsory Purchase Order 2009 ("the CPO"). The CPO was made on 31 July 2009 under section 17 of the Housing Act 1985 by Bristol City Council. Ther...

    ... . 3. Mrs Greenwood, the claimant, is the secure tenant of Plot 7, a prefabricated bungalow known as 60 Inkerman Close. Bristol City Council, the second defendant, owns the freehold ... authority then commenced a programme of re-development in partnership with a developer, Bovis Homes, to remedy the loss of affordable housing in Bristol. The acquisition and re-development of the ...

  • Brightlingsea Haven Ltd & Anor v Morris & Ors, Court of Appeal - Queen's Bench Division, October 30, 2008, [2008] EWHC 1928 (QB)

    1. Brightlingsea lies at the mouth of the Colne estuary in Essex and is one of the Cinque Ports. Haven Village, or Brightlingsea Leisure Village as it is also called, is a caravan park on the edge of the town. The park contains both caravans in the colloquial sense and lodges, a lodge being what is often called a mobile home - though the mobility

    ...by clause 12(b), not to allow caravans or mobile homes on the park to be occupied, except for storage, other than between 1 March and 31 October, 12 noon ... State [1994] 1 WLR 1212 the decision was that a ``Park Home'' which consisted of four prefabricated sections and could only be moved after being dismantled was not a caravan. . 75. Byrne v Secretary ...

  • Building the new continent: economic growth fuels construction frenzy.

    .... Safal MiTek Ltd recently launched a prefabricated light roof system called Ultra-Span to provide an alternative to wooden supports in Kenya. The ...Such products are becoming more common, as middle-income Africans seek to buy their own homes when they are available at the right cost. . British design and construction company Capita Symonds ...

  • Ghai, R (on the application of) v Newcastle City Council & Ors, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, February 10, 2010, [2010] EWCA Civ 59

    1. After he dies, Mr Davender Ghai wishes his body to be cremated in accordance with his religious beliefs as a Hindu. On 30 January 2006, he wrote to Councillor Arnold, the leader of Newcastle City Council (``the Council''), asking for ``out-of-town land, some 10-12 miles from the city'' to be ``dedicated ... for traditional open air funeral pyre...

    ...So, too, at least some prefabricated structures, particularly if attached to a concrete, or similar, base, are naturally described as ... which was appropriately equipped, and to ensure that a crematorium was not located near homes or roads. The Act also envisaged that crematoria would be ``constructed''. These facets of the Act ...

  • What became of 'Mandela's Houses'? he promised one million houses by 1999, but by the time he left office, Mandela's administration had built only 40,000 houses. What happened to the promise?

    ... and Cleopatra Bonkolo own a successful business in Khayelitsha which builds and sells prefabricated shacks for between Rl,400 and R2,700 a piece. "Business is good," smiles Mninawe. "We have five ... will be required to participate either in the financing or the physical building of their homes. . Using the owner as unskilled labour is estimated to save up to 12% of the cost. Moreover, this ...

  • Wilson, R (on the application of) v Wychavon District Council & Anor, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, February 06, 2007, [2007] 2 WLR 798,[2007] EWCA Civ 52

    1. Where a local planning authority has issued an enforcement notice to restrain breach of planning control, it may also issue a ``stop notice'' under section 183 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (``the 1990 Act''), prohibiting the carrying out of a specified activity on the land to which the enforcement notice relates. But section 183(4...

    ... Mr George gave the example of residential use of a prefabricated building of the ``Swiss chalet'' style which had been rapidly erected (so that the local planning ... given about the use of stop notices in practice, that ``the differential treatment of the homes of Travellers permitted by the regulations risks breach .. of Article 14 ..''. 82. Notwithstanding ...

  • Building for growth.

    ...For instance, although Algeria currently needs an extra 2m homes in order to provide all its people with adequate shelter, it can only afford to hire the .... The introduction of a new type of prefabricated house, which is 75% cheaper to build than conventional houses, by Zambia's Tap Building Products ...

  • Izzard & Anor v Field Palmer (A Firm) & Ors, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, July 30, 1999, [1999] EWCA Civ 2045

    1. This is a defendant's appeal from a decision of Scott Baker J sitting at Winchester who, on 20th February 1998, gave judgment for the plaintiffs in the sum of £67,859.77 inclusive of interest, with costs. 2. Facts. The material facts are as follows - the plaintiffs are a married couple who in 1988 were minded to buy 37 Samson Close, Gosport

    ... (Mr Malcolm Hollis and Mr Charles Gibson), included a section on "The Inspection of Prefabricated Reinforced Concrete Dwellings". In this section the authors stressed that a surveyor must not only ... this caution would have deprived a lot of people from the opportunity of living in capacious homes they could not otherwise have afforded, a matter which would have been well in the minds of those ...

  • Letters Of Intent: Overcoming The Pitfalls

    ...In the real world where deals are. struck and offices, schools, hospitals and homes, etc. are. built, factors such as materials shortages, stakeholder. expectations and ... . . the instruction of subcontractors/suppliers e.g. for. prefabricated items, steelwork, etc.; and/or. . . . . the instruction of site ...

  • IS Innovative Software Ltd v Howes, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, February 19, 2004, [2004] EWCA Civ 171

    1. This is the judgment of the court. This is an appeal from a decision of HHJ Yelton, sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge, who, on 16th April 2003, dismissed a claim brought by IS Innovative Software (``the company'') against Mr Robert Howes. The claim had also been brought against five other defendants, but the company settled with four of the...

    ... After dinner, Mr Wolf dropped off the others at their respective homes and, while in the car and in the presence of Mr Howes, told Miss Barker that he wished to ``bind'' ... had developed what was pleaded as ``a new concept for the provision of a low-cost prefabricated financial information website capable of being customised by a client'' which was known as ``Site ...

  • IS Innovative Software Ltd v Howes, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, February 19, 2004, [2004] EWCA Civ 275

    1. LORD JUSTICE NEUBERGER: This is the judgment of the court on an appeal from a decision of His Honour Judge Yelton, sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge, who, on 16th April 2003, dismissed a claim brought by IS Innovative Software ("the company") against Mr Robert Howes. The claim had also been brought against five other defendants, but the com...

    ... After dinner, Mr Wolf dropped off the others at their respective homes and, while in the car and in the presence of Mr Howes, told Miss Barker that he wished to ``bind'' ... had developed what was pleaded as ``a new concept for the provision of a low-cost prefabricated financial information website capable of being customised by a client'' which was known as ``Site ...

  • Tewksbury Borough Council v Keeley & Ors, Court of Appeal - Queen's Bench Division, November 12, 2004, [2004] EWHC 2594 (QB)

    1. In this action the Tewkesbury Borough Council acting in its capacity as a local planning authority seeks an injunction under section 187B of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 against Mr Michael Keeley. No relief is now sought against the second defendant to the action, Mrs Karen Adams. Mr Keeley is the owner of land in Gloucestershire lying...

    ...granted an interim injunction restraining him from bringing any additional mobile homes or caravans onto the land and from allowing any residential use save in one caravan (which was that ... It was prefabricated in sections and took days to dismantle. The Secretary of State upheld an enforcement notice, not ...

  • Weekly Tax Update - Monday 29 October 2012

    ... making unviable key development and regeneration proposals that would bring locally-supported homes and jobs. Under the proposed change, applicants will be able to amend planning conditions on ... immovable property but held at [35] that the letting of a building constructed from prefabricated components fixed to or in the ground in such a way that they cannot be either easily dismantled or ...

  • RFW Coppen & Ors v Bruce-Smith, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, March 27, 1998, [1998] EWCA Civ 564

    This is the judgment of the Court on an appeal with the leave of a single Lord Justice from an order of Judge Bishop made in Kingston upon Thames County Court on 20 January l997. That order decided a preliminary issue on Part II of the Landlord and Tenant Act l954 ("the l954 Act") in favour of the landlord, the respondent to the original applicat...

    ... At the extreme eastern end of the site is situated a single-storey prefabricated timber-clad pavilion and an unsurfaced car park, providing parking for approximately 25 cars. In ... He negotiated with Scammell Homes Ltd ("Scammell") having been advised that the involvement of outside developers was compatible with ...

  • Bibby v Stirling, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, June 12, 1998, [1998] EWCA Civ 994

    This is an appeal by Mrs Lorna Bibby ("the appellant") against a decision of Mr Recorder Deave at Worksop County Court on 17 February 1997 whereby he held that Mrs Marguerite Stirling ("the respondent") had an equitable interest in a strip of land at the rear of numbers 11 and 13 Ryton Road, North Anston, Sheffield. The respondent, now 74 years old...

    ... Mr Din relies on statements in E and L Berg Homes Ltd v Grey and another [1979] 253 Estates Gazette 473, a case in which this Court upheld a finding ... greenhouse of the modern kind, bought from a garden centre or supermarket and largely prefabricated, at a cost (in today's money) of a few hundred pounds at the most, is consistent with the occupier ...