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  • East Cheshire Council, Re Heawood Hall Cottage, Court of Appeal - Lands Tribunal, January 14, 2011, [2011] UKUT 18 (LC)

    COMPENSATION - compulsory purchase - value of land taken - severance and injurious affection - valuation - comparables - disturbance - Land Compensation Act 1961 section 5, rules (2) and (6); Compulsory Purchase Act 1965 section 7 - compensation determined at £544,400 IN THE MATTER of a NOTICE OF REFERENCE BETWEEN LEDBURN PROPERTIES LIMITE...

    ...) to Ledburn Properties Limited (the claimant) in respect of the compulsory acquisition of 0.77 acre land, together with severance and injurious affection to retained land and disturbance at Heawood ... In that regard, he said in cross-examination that although it sold for less than the asking price, his valuation was not affected as he had allowed for the fact that £1.6m was an asking price when ...

  • Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd v Olympia Homes Ltd & Ors, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, June 17, 2005, [2005] EWHC 1235 (Ch)

    1. This is an action seeking rectification of the register in respect of land at Matlock in Derbyshire. The first defendant (``Olympia'') is the registered proprietor of the relevant land, which I shall call the gas board site. Until 12th August 1998 the land was unregistered and was owned legally and beneficially by the second defendant, then k...

    ... action seeking rectification of the register in respect of land at Matlock in Derbyshire. The first defendant (``Olympia'') is ... The price was £7.3m of which £2.3m was to be paid on completion, with the ... though the precise land is not) of a plot of, say, one acre. It is just as compelling a reaction to find the bargain foolish ...

  • Seventh Earl of Malmesbury & Ors v Strutt & Parker (a Partnership), Court of Appeal - Queen's Bench Division, December 10, 2007, [2007] EWHC 2641 (QB)

    1. This judgment relates to damages and it follows my judgment on liability delivered on 11 May 2007. In that judgment I set out the background to the action in some detail. I refer to it, and will do no more at the start of this judgment than is necessary to make it comprehensible. 2. The Malmesbury Estate owns land adjacent to Bournemouth Interna...

    ...2. The Malmesbury Estate owns land adjacent to Bournemouth International Airport, which is used by ... field was used for parking, and was then be pro rata by acreage with that for Field A. BIA was obliged to bring it into use as a ...14. The value of an item is often expressed as the price it may be expected to fetch between a willing buyer and a willing ...

  • Yeoman’s Row Management Limited (Appellants) and another v Cobbe (Respondent), (2008)

    ... A is the owner of land with potential for residential development and enters into ... to a company nominated by B, for an agreed up-front price, £x. B will then, again at his own expense, develop the land in ... that Barber was in 1869 granted a 99-year lease of three acres of land in east London, subject to a covenant against assignment ...

  • Eastaugh v Crisp & Ors, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, July 12, 2006, [2006] EWHC 2298 (Ch)

    1. DEPUTY JUDGE RANDALL: The three cases which have been tried together before me concern the land and deceased estates of two brothers, Edward and Harry Poulton, both of whom died in the 1970s and to whom I shall refer for convenience, and with no disrespect intended, individually by their first names and together as ``the brothers''. All the la...

    ... cases which have been tried together before me concern the land and deceased estates of two brothers, Edward and Harry Poulton, ... The farm as then sold comprised 38.7 acres. Though relatively small parts of two of the fields have since ... There also appears to be some minor anomaly over the price paid: the Office Copy Entries suggest £60,000, which may be ...

  • Colneway Ltd v Environment Agency, Court of Appeal - Lands Tribunal, June 16, 2003, [2003] EWLands ACQ_70_2002

    COMPULSORY PURCHASE - compensation - mineral-bearing agricultural land - land acquired to provide flood relief channel - whether statutorily assumed planning permission restricts right to extract minerals to acquiring authority only - prospects of extracting minerals in no scheme world from land taken and retained land - whether value of minerals t...

    ... (``NRA''), to Colneway Limited (``the claimant'') for the freehold interest in 34.41 acres of agricultural land at Barge and Amerden Farms, Taplow, Buckinghamshire (``the subject ... quantified, but he thought that a prospective purchaser would most probably base its purchase price on a 5% uplift on the agricultural value of the land. Such a calculation would produce a figure of ...

  • Musawi v RE International (UK) Ltd & Ors, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, December 14, 2007, [2007] EWHC 2981 (Ch)

    1. This case concerns a 4.1 acre undeveloped site in South Way, Wembley, London adjoining the Wembley Stadium (the Wembley land). The acquisition, development and ownership of the land was the subject of a series of agreements and alleged agreements between 1987 and 2002 involving the claimant and some or all of the defendants. From 1988 to 2004, t...

    ...Introduction. 1. This case concerns a 4.1 acre undeveloped site in South Way, Wembley, London adjoining the ley Stadium (the Wembley land). The acquisition, development and ownership of the land was the ... put up £1 - 1.3 million, with the balance of the purchase price being borrowed. . 26. On 15 July 1987 Mr Musawi and Dr ...

  • Wynn-Jones v Bickley, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, July 04, 2006, [2006] EWHC 1991 (Ch)

    1. In the underlying proceedings, Mr and Mrs Wynn-Jones claimed, amongst other relief, a declaration that the boundary between their property and that of Mrs Bickley was in such position that there was no encroachment upon Mrs Bickley's land. They also sought rectification of the original land transfer and consequential rectification of the releva...

    ... position that there was no encroachment upon Mrs Bickley's land. They also sought rectification of the original land transfer ... of each of the parties' properties remained in excess of one acre and thus complied with the requirements of the covenants imposed ... in terms of the loss of a bargaining opportunity, or the price payable for the compulsory acquisition of a right or interest in ...

  • Automotive Latch Systems Ltd v Honeywell International Inc, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, September 30, 2008, [2008] EWHC 2171 (Comm)

    1. This case concerns an ill-fated collaboration between the parties for the development and manufacture of a new kind of car door latch invented by Jean Pierre Chevalier, the managing director and principal shareholder of the Claimant company (to which I will refer as ALS). ALS is essentially the corporate vehicle Mr Chevalier was then employing f...

    ..., particularly in the United States and about costs and prices which was of some assistance in relation to the quantum issues in ..., Mr Chevalier accepted that he might have mentioned Lander Automotive but he would never have said the mechanical ...Mr Kilker was described by Mr Mitchell as a ``hard-acre'', a ``let's make happen type of person'', which he clearly was. ...

  • Wasps Football Club, Trustees of v Lambert Smith Hampton Group Ltd., Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, May 06, 2004, [2004] EWHC 938 (Comm)

    1. This claim is brought by the Trustees of Wasps Football Club, the well-known rugby union club (“Wasps”). The Defendant company (“LSH”) is a company of surveyors and valuers. The Part 20 Defendant (“NGJ”) is a firm of solicitors. NGJ acted for Wasps at the material times. 2. The claim by Wasps against LSH is for damages for breach of cont...

    ... successfully floated on the AIM market at a subscription price of 72p per share (67p to members of Wasps). 4. Unknown to ... submitted on 6 July 1998 for residential development of 7.5 acres of the ground. It was rejected by Brent Council. The company ...The 1965 extra land. 28. In 1965 Wasps added two small strips of land (0.53 and ...

  • Benedetti & Anor v Sawiris & Ors, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, June 15, 2009, [2009] EWHC 1330 (Ch)

    Hearing dates: 26th & 27th February and 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th & 31st March, 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 6th April 2009 and 7th, 8th, 11th & 12th May 2009 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Judgment Para Page 1. Introduc...

    ... The purchase price of €2.986 billion for the 62.75% of Wind was financed by a ... against the defendant, his neighbour, for some adjoining land on the basis of an assurance from the defendant's agent that some ... or understanding, made at the time when only the five acre site was owned by the defendant, did, in fact, precede the ...

  • Cobbe v Yeomans Row Management Ltd & Ors, Rev 1, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, February 25, 2005, [2005] EWHC 266 (Ch)

    3. The Second Defendant, Robert Lisle-Mainwaring (``Mr Lisle-Mainwaring'') is the sole shareholder and a director of the First Defendant. His wife, Zipporah Lisle-Mainwaring (``Mrs Lisle-Mainwaring''), the Third Defendant, is the secretary of the First Defendant. 4. The Claimant, James Cobbe (``Mr Cobbe''), is a property developer. 5. Mr Cobbe cl...

    ..., Yeomans Row Management Limited, is registered at HM Land Registry as the proprietor of the Property. 3. The Second ... is a dispute between the parties as to whether the purchase price was to be £13.25m (as Mr Cobbe alleges) or £14.25m (as Mrs ...'), was a wholly owned subsidiary of TBI, and held about 188 acres of development land adjoining Belfast Airport. TBI was also ...

  • Nirah Holdings Ltd v British Agricultural Services Ltd & Anor, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, September 11, 2009, [2009] EWHC 2282 (Comm)

    1. On 22 December 2005 the defendants, British Agricultural Services Limited and Hanson Building Products Limited (hereafter ``Hanson''), formerly the London Brick Company, granted the claimant NIRAH Holdings Limited (hereafter ``NIRAH'') an option to purchase approximately 180 acres of a clay pit in Marston Vale in Bedfordshire known as Quest Pit.

    ... ``NIRAH'') an option to purchase approximately 180 acres of a clay pit in Marston Vale in Bedfordshire known as Quest Pit. ...This was to be from a Council-owned landfill site at North Elstow, over 3 kilometres away from Quest Pit, just ... wished to acquire was clearly worth more than £1 and the price could not be justified commercially even taking account of ...

  • Smith & Anor v Muller & Ors, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, December 17, 2008, [2008] EWCA Civ 1425

    1. This is an appeal by Walter and Agnes Smith, the defendants, against an order made by His Honour Judge Langan QC on 1 February 2008 in the Chancery Division, Leeds District Registry. The claimants, respondents to the appeal, are Ubbo Muller, Eric Fowler, Joan Fowler, Edward Fowler and Ambrose Fowler. 2. Mr Muller is the registered freehold pro...

    ... to the claim comprises an approximately rectangular area of land abutting the southern (east/west) boundary of Chancel Farm and ...6. Dealing first with Chancel Farm, it comprises some 237 acres. Title to the farm derives under two routes. Part of the farm, ...The judge said there was ample authority (Jones v. Price [1965] 2 QB 618, Crow v. Wood [1971] 1 QB 77, and Egerton v. ...

  • Kenya: mine all mine.

    ... the same way in Canada?" asks one of the locals whose land is affected by the project. Cathy Majtenyi and Clement Njoroge ... trees, cashew plants, and other crops on his lush 22.5-acre farm perched high in the rolling, green hills of Kwale District, ... to $779 (KSh60,000) from 1996 to 1999, making an average price of $275 (KSh2l,200) an acre. . Mutula refused the offer. "The ...

  • Lexi Holdings v Luqman & Anor, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, July 16, 2008, [2008] EWHC 1639 (Ch)

    1. On 16th November 2007 I handed down judgment on applications for summary judgment pursuant to CPR Part 24 against the second, third and fourth defendants. They are respectively the brother and sisters of the first defendant, one Shaid Luqman (“Shaid”). In paragraph 4 of that judgment I said: “… the claim, if it is well founded,

    ... they should have informed Barclays as syndicate agent or Price Waterhouse Coopers (“PWC”) or KPMG as syndicate advisers of ... from publicly available records (for example at HM Land Registry) as they could obtain. 129. Barclays appears to have ... a loan of £6.7 million from Lexi to Shaid’s company Ten Acre Limited by a transaction plainly in breach of s.330, and there ...

  • James v Shropshire County Council, Court of Appeal - Lands Tribunal, October 08, 2001, [2001] EWLands ACQ_110_1999

    The claimant did not appear and was not represented at the hearing, having given prior notice that he would not be taking part in these proceedings. The acquiring authority were represented by Michael Druce of counsel who called one witness, Colin D Smith FRICS IRRV. FACTS From the evidence I find the following facts. On 19 December 1997 the S...

    ... The site area is 980 sq m or 0.242 acre. At the date of acquisition it was isolated from the remainder of the claimant's landholding by ... . It is reported that Bryant Homes paid the claimant a price equal to £250,000 per acre for plot D. . Mr Smith considered the potential of plots A and B for ...

  • Lloyds TSB Bank Plc v Edward Symmons & Partners, Court of Appeal - Technology and Construction Court, March 12, 2003, [2003] EWHC 346 (TCC)

    1. The Claimant, a well-known bank, was, in 1998, called Lloyds Bank Plc. It is convenient to refer to the Claimant in this judgment as ``Lloyds'' no matter what the precise form of its name at the time of which I am speaking. 2. The Defendants, Messrs. Edward Symmons & Partners (``Symmons''), practise, and did in 1998, as a firm of surveyors and v...

    ... Market Value of the property should have reported the best price which he considered the market would pay. 7.7 A competent valuer ... the premises at Lees Lane, Gosport in an attempt by the landlord to distrain for rent arrears. This has been highlighted to both ...Site area 3.5 acres. Tells me there is a 10 acre site nearby with 460,000 square feet ...

  • Groveholt Ltd v Hughes & Anor, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, June 20, 2008, [2008] EWHC 1358 (Ch)

    2. On 24th April 2008 the Claimant issued an application to amend its Summary Judgment application to seek an order that the First Defendant (``Mr Hughes'') is obliged to deduct from any payment to which he would otherwise be entitled under the Agreement dated 9th April 1998 the amount of the Infrastructure and Site Assembly costs incurred by Sains...

    ... which the Claimant contends it can make from the purchase price due to the First Defendant under the agreements below will ... The action is a redemption action by the Claimant over land which is charged to secure purchase monies due under an agreement ... development in respect of a minimum of 16.8 acres of net developable area within the Phase One Residential ...

  • Michael & Ors v Miller & Anor, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, March 22, 2004, [2004] EWCA Civ 282

    1. Before the court are an appeal and a cross-appeal against an order made by His Honour Judge Weeks QC sitting as a judge of the Chancery Division in the Bristol District Registry on 23 May 2003 in an action brought by Mr Roger Michael, Ms Julia Heywood and Mr David Bates (the appellants) against Mr Douglas Miller and his wife Mrs Doris Miller (th...

    ... the appellants to take reasonable care to obtain the best price reasonably obtainable. At the time of the sale part of the ...'' have marketed the lavender plants separately from the land, and that Mr Henry Head, an expert in the production and ... The Estate comprises in total some 242 acres of arable land and includes equestrian facilities. The ...

  • St Mary & St Michael Parish Advisory Company Ltd v Westminster Roman Catholic Diocese Trustee & Ors, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, April 06, 2006, [2006] EWHC 762 (Ch)

    1. The claimant is a non-profit making company limited by guarantee, the successor to an unincorporated body known as the St Mary and St Michael Planning Advisory Group (``the Advisory Group''), which was originally organised by Ms Teresa Elwes to represent members of the congregation of St Mary and St Michael Roman Catholic Parish Church on the Co...

    ...- - - - - - - - - - - - - -. Mr Leolin Price QC and Mr Owen Rhys (instructed by Davies Arnold Cooper) . for ... underlying issue in these proceedings is whether part of the land (``the disputed land'') in the precincts of St Mary and St ...8. A piece of freehold land of about an acre was purchased on Commercial Road East for an intended new church ...

  • Swift v Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council, Court of Appeal - Lands Tribunal, June 07, 2004, [2004] EWLands ACQ_22_2002

    COMPENSATION - Compulsory Purchase - 458m2 of grassland, formerly site of dwelling house - valuation of freehold - whether planning permission to be assumed for construction of new dwellinghouse - whether valuation to reflect hope of future planning consent - three sites within CPO acquired at very different prices per m2 - compensation of £750 awa...

    ... reflect hope of future planning consent - three sites within CPO acquired at very different prices per m2 - compensation of £750 awarded. IN THE MATTER OF A NOTICE OF REFERENCE. BETWEEN. DONALD ... Acquisition by private treaty, with CPO powers in the background, of 4.73 ha (11.68 acres) approximately. Price £35,000, each party paying its own costs. Date of transfer 16 December ...

  • Boland v Welsh Development Agency, Court of Appeal - Lands Tribunal, March 18, 2005, [2005] EWLands ACQ_9_2003

    COMPENSATION - compulsory acquisition - valuation - cleared site - planning permissions for housing association development and for elderly persons units - value of land - claim for loss of profit from prospective development - held compensation payable for value of land only - compensation £145,815.36 IN THE MATTER of A NOTICE OF REFERENCE ...

    ... of the planning history, the subject land could have supported in development terms, and what price it could have been expected to realise in the open market at the valuation date. . 3. Mr Michael ..., at the valuation date, a relatively level, cleared site extending to 0.1359 ha (0.336 acre). It is located in a heavily developed residential area comprising, in the main, terraces of ...

  • Vertical Properties Ltd v New Hampstead Garden Suburb Trust Ltd & Ors, Court of Appeal - Lands Tribunal, March 01, 2010, [2010] UKUT 51 (LC)

    1. This is an application to modify restrictions on the Property under section 84(1) of the LPA 1925. The application relies on ground (aa). The Property is 24 Ingram Avenue in Hampstead Garden Suburb. There are two sets of restrictions which the Applicant seeks to modify. They both reflect restrictions entered into in 1936 when a long leaseh...

    .... 26. The original area of the Suburb was 243 acres purchased from the Trustees of Eton College in 1906 by the Hampstead Garden Suburb Trust Limited ... Refurbished he would have expected a price for the house, off the top of his head, in the £12,000,000 to £15,000,000 range. 61. It was not ...

  • Roberts & Anor v South Gloucestershire District Council, Court of Appeal - Lands Tribunal, September 27, 2001, [2001] EWLands ACQ_90_1993

    COMPENSATION - Compulsory purchase of land for the construction of a road - value - assumed planning permission - value of minerals - planning permission for a commercial minerals operation not granted or to be assumed - compensation assessed on basis of agricultural value at £17,000 - Alternative valuation (Rule 50(4) Lands Tribunal Rules 1996) £8...

    ...3.1 The subject land comprised 1.6 hectares (3.95 acres) of agricultural land lying to the east of, and having a frontage to, Abbots Road, Hanham, Bristol, ...Following research into stone prices in 1991 Mr. Salmon assessed the value of dressed stone for building at £100 per tonne, the ...