price of land per acre

255 results for price of land per acre

  • vLex Rating
  • Island Farm Development Ltd, R. (on the application of) v Bridgend County Borough Council, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, August 25, 2006, [2006] EWHC 2189 (Admin)

    1. The claimants seek to set aside a resolution by the defendant Council to refuse to sell some land owned by it to the claimants. The resolution in question was made as long ago as 26 January 2005 and these proceedings were instituted on 22 April 2005. It is unfortunate that it has taken such a long time for them to be finally dealt with. Permi...

    ... a resolution by the defendant Council to refuse to sell some land owned by it to the claimants. The resolution in question was ... provided by the Welsh Development Agency (WDA), 19.8 acres of land which had been used as a POW camp during the Second World ... been on the basis that there were no impediments and the price for the land was a fair one. They said:-. ``Whilst a short delay ...

  • John Chilembwe a forgotten hero.

    .... "But," as George Shepperson and Thomas Price testify, in their 1958 tome on the Uprising, titled Independent ...-page hook, Independent African-John Chilembwe and the Nyasa-land Rising 1915. It is by far the best-researched and sweetly written ... of the 1915 Uprising, Blantyre and Mulanje, three pence an acre was the maximum increase he enforced. In less settled parts of ...

  • Wildtree Hotels Ltd & Ors v London Borough Of Harrow, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, June 11, 1998, [1998] 3 All ER 638,[1998] EWCA Civ 978

    Pill L.J.: This is an appeal by way of case stated from a decision of His Honour Judge Rich QC, sitting as a member of the Lands Tribunal, on 10 December 1996. The Member had agreed to consider legal issues arising under section 10 of the Compulsory Purchase Act 1965 ("the 1965 Act") as preliminary points. While ownership is more complex, Wildtre...

    ...COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION). ON APPEAL FROM THE LANDS TRIBUNAL. His Honour Judge Rich Q.C. Royal Courts of Justice. ... acquisition was compulsory; and land is to be valued at the price it might be expected to realise if sold by a willing seller, not ...Cas 642. In that case the plaintiff bought a 1,300 acre estate in Lancashire. He complained that his hedges, trees and ...

  • Hill v Spread Trustee Company Ltd & Anor, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, May 12, 2006, [2006] EWCA Civ 542,[2006] BCC 646,[2006] BPIR 789,[2007] 1 BCLC 450,[2007] 1 WLR 2404,[2007] 1 All ER 1106,[2006] WTLR 1009,[2007] Bus LR 1213

    1. The judgment under appeal in this case occupies nearly eighty pages of the law reports ([2005] BPIR 842). It concerns claims made by the trustee in bankruptcy of a Mr Nurkowski to obtain relief under section 423 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (``the 1986 Act'') in respect of a settlement made by Mr Nurkowski in favour of his daughter, and in respec...

    ..., owned two fields, called respectively OS149 (3½ acres) (``the bottom field'') and OS160 (4½ acres) (the bottom ... stated, when I refer to OS 149, I include a small parcel of land forming part of the top field which was known as OS 149A). The ... that he would sell OS 149 and OS 160 for a total aggregate price of £2m. The purchase of the bottom field was not conditional on ...

  • Stein & Anor v Trustees of Eyre Estate, Court of Appeal - Lands Tribunal, May 18, 2001, [2001] EWLands LRA_11_2000

    This is an appeal by the tenants of a long leasehold house in St John's Wood against the decision of a leasehold valuation tribunal determining the enfranchisement price under section 9(1C) of the Leasehold Reform Act 1967. Edwin Johnson of counsel appeared for the appellants and called Jonathan Stein, Richard Bernstone and Kenneth Gavin Buchanan B...

    ... - land value and increased ground rent - freehold value at end of lease - appeal allowed - price £625,750 - Leasehold Reform Act 1967, s9(1C). . IN THE MATTER of an APPEAL against a DECISION of ... The site area is 9,042 square feet (840 square metres) or 0.21 acre. At the date of valuation, 28 May 1997, the house comprised an entrance hall, library, sitting ...

  • Felton Homes Ltd, Re Law Of Property Act 1925, Court of Appeal - Lands Tribunal, December 02, 2004, [2004] EWLands LP_3_2003

    RESTRICTIVE COVENANT - modification - discharge - restriction limiting development on plot to one dwellinghouse - application to amend to permit dormer bungalow in rear garden - no interference with objectors' amenities - change in character of estate as some areas developed to greater density - many covenants on estate no longer enforceable - whet...

    ... The Caldy Manor estate comprises an area of land of approximately 243 hectares (600 acres) which was formerly held with Caldy Manor by Caldy Manor Estate Ltd (CMEL). That company acquired ... Factors which had contributed to this change included the high price of land, planning restrictions and a market preference for smaller gardens with the associated ...

  • Smith & Anor v South Staffordshire District Council, Court of Appeal - Lands Tribunal, June 27, 2006, [2006] EWLands LCA_119_2004

    COMPENSATION - planning permission - revocation - Article 4 direction - Town and Country Planning General Development Order 1995 - whether indoor swimming pool and leisure block permitted development - estoppel - valuation - Town and Country Planning Act 1990, ss 107, 108 and 117 - compensation awarded £31,700 IN THE MATTER of A NOTICE OF REFE...

    ... is situated towards the rear of the gently sloping plot which extends to approximately 0.78 acres (0.32 ha), and is in a rural location fronting Tinkers Castle Road, about ¼ mile to the west of ... It was subsequently sold at a later date, but the price was not known. . 20. Malvern View, Pattingham Road, Perton Ridge, Wolverhampton, a smaller dormer ...

  • Epping Forest District Council, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government & the Regions, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, March 07, 2005, [2005] EWHC 424 (Admin)

    J U D G M E N T1. MR JUSTICE RICHARDS: This is an application by Epping Forest District Council under section 288 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 to quash a decision of an Inspector appointed by the First Secretary of State. The case relates to a modest bungalow known as The Elms, Pick Hill, Waltham Abbey. When planning permission was

    ... time the bungalow was on an agricultural holding of a few acres operated as a pig farm. There was a further condition that the ...-- what the asking price or rent was, and whether this reflected the reduction in value ... very substantial difference between housing and agricultural land values while recognising that the house does, in fact, exist.". ...

  • Ritchie & Ors v Joshlin & Ors, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, March 31, 2009, [2009] EWHC 709 (Ch)

    1. This is a probate claim. Mary Gray Ritchie (``Mary'') died on 12th November 2006 aged 88. Her estate is substantial and is valued at in excess of £2.5 million. The principal asset is Chapel Farm, Youlton North Yorkshire. By her will dated 7th October 1998 Mary left the whole of her estate (save for £5,000 left to her local church) to the Nationa...

    ...At that time it consisted of some 305 acres together with a further 45 acres of rented land. 19. Chapel Farm ...The sale particulars give a guide price of £500,000. There was in fact an offer of £480,000 for the ...

  • Havering College of further and Higher Education v No Respondent, Court of Appeal - Lands Tribunal, October 06, 2006, [2006] EWLands LP_89_2004

    RESTRICTIVE COVENANT discharge school site - restrictions on form of housing on redevelopment - held obsolete in part - whether maintenance of restrictions contrary to public interest - whether restrictions securing practical benefits of substantial value or advantage - whether injury - compensation of £7,500 awarded in respect of one objection -

    ... (``the Vendor'') and the County Council of the Administrative County of Essex of about 6 acres of land within the 55-acre Bush Elms Estate, which, at the time of the conveyance, was being ... cost in labour and materials alone and no dwellinghouse shall be sold at a less first selling price than six hundred and seventy five pounds. . 3. No dwellinghouse shall be erected on any plot ...

  • Tea--brewing up a bitter cup.

    ... the backbone of the sector, are complaining about opaque price mechanisms, lower bonuses and other issues and threatening to ...Samson and his wife Lydiah Muriithi own a three-acre tea farm in Othaya, in Nyeri County. The couple are angry with ...,000 small-scale tea farmers are now considering alternative land uses such as timber and real estate at the expense of tea ...

  • De Maroussem & Ors v The Commissioner of Income Tax, Court of Appeal - Privy Council, July 22, 2004, [2004] UKPC 43

    This is an appeal from the Supreme Court of Mauritius. It is not difficult to infer from the name of the respondent that it is a case about tax. Mauritius imposes no tax upon capital gains as such. The relevant legislation does, however, require that a number of types of pecuniary receipt, some of which might, at least in part, be regarded as ha...

    ... is whether, and if so how, paragraph (h) applies to a landowner who enters into a scheme with a developer under which the ... coast of Mauritius (1 arpent of land equals 0.84625 of one acre). The lease was due to expire in 2038. By 1972, at latest, the ... The price was Rupees 800,000. The taxpayer received a compensatory payment ...

  • Durham County Council v Darlington Borough Council, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, November 06, 2003, [2003] EWHC 2598 (Admin)

    1. There are before me two appeals by Durham County Council (``DCC'') against awards made in statutory arbitrations under the Local Government Changes for England (Property Transfer and Transitional Payments) Regulations 1995 (``the Regulations'') arising from disputes between it and Darlington Borough Council (``DBC'') relating to the operation of...

    ...4. So far as land was concerned, broadly speaking land owned by DCC in the area of ... been used as the basis for valuation - approximately £1,000/acre. . We intend to offer £750/acre (Waste Disposal have agreed to ... The estimated purchase price is £20,000 and funding is available in the Waste Disposal ...

  • Developing a good nose for wine.

    ... distance outside Tanzania's capital city are 150 hectares of land filled with clusters of red and white grapes that produce Dodoma .... The four-acre grape farm at Dodoma's Isanga Prison was the first government ... industries in order to add value to crops and increase the price they attract in the international market. . Tanzania is slowly ...

  • Business gives Sokhna the thumbs-up.

    ... was attracted to the port by the competitive power and gas prices, as well as the tax-free and investment incentives that Sokhna ...An initial 20,000-acre plantation of jatropha is being planted in close proximity to ...-resistant and will grow readily on marginal or degraded land of little use for other crops. The little irrigation the plant ...

  • Lloyds Bank Plc & Ors v Cassidy, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, December 01, 2004, [2004] EWCA Civ 1767

    1. This application came before me on 21st July 2004. Partly because of a problem which was said to have arisen at the trial about transcripts, and partly because of the complexity of the matter, I adjourned the application to be heard on notice to the respondents. I also directed that, subject to any directions given by the court hearing the app...

    ... The applicant owned agricultural land in North Humberside, land which had previously been owned, either ... part of the land in breach of their duty to obtain a proper price. . 6. The judge rejected all those claims except one. That one ... It consisted of the farmhouse and approximately 200 acres and had been bought by Bernard Cassidy in 1959. Johnson's Field ...

  • Pye (Oxford) Ltd v South Gloucestershire District Council, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, October 26, 2000, [2000] EWCA Civ 268

    This is an Appeal (by way of Case Stated) from the decision on 9 October 1998 of the Lands Tribunal by the Appellant J.A. Pye (Oxford) Ltd whereby the Respondent, South Gloucester District Council was awarded £428K being the value of the reference land. Background The reference land comprises 276 sq.m. of land at North Common, Warmley which or...

    ...COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION). ON APPEAL FROM THE LANDS TRIBUNAL. Royal Courts of Justice. Strand, London, WC2A 2LL. ... the freehold interest in the reference land the purchase price to be determined by a reference by consent to the Lands Tribunal ...Value of industrial development land. 4.258 acre @ £162,500 an acre 691,925. Defer 6 months @ 12% to allow ...

  • Hooper v City & County of Swansea, Court of Appeal - Lands Tribunal, February 15, 2000, [2000] EWLands ACQ_68_1997

    COMPULSORY PURCHASE - compensation - grazing land 4 miles north-east of Swansea - whether planning permission to be assumed for 4/5 or 15 housing plots - appropriate basis of valuation - comparables - compensation determined at £138,250. IN THE MATTER of a NOTICE OF REFERENCE BETWEEN MR P M HOOPER Claimant and CITY AND COUNTY OF Ac...

    ... The total site area is approximately 3 acres (1.215 hectares), of which approximately 1.06 acres (0.43 hectare) is a former railway track ... These prices were estimated on the basis that the vendor would be responsible for the cost of extending services ...

  • Bloom and bust: thinking of buying a St Valentine's day bouquet? Charles Orton-Jones examines the global trade in cut flowers and finds an industry struggling with emergent "super-growers", complex logistics and concerns about human and environmental costs.

    ...The consumer suddenly has a fabulous choice at very low prices. The range has increased extraordinarily. We are small producers ... our production to compete," explains May, who farms a 20-acre plot. "All our flowers are grown outdoors--no hydroponics here. ...By combining cheap labour with fertile land at high altitude, which produces large, bright blooms, the nation ...

  • Watts v Savills (A Firm), Court of Appeal - Civil Division, June 16, 1998, [1998] EWCA Civ 1014

    l. This is an appeal by the defendant, Savills, the well-known firm of land agents and valuers from a judgment of HH Judge Bentley QC, sitting as a Judge of the High Court, given on l3 December l996, whereby he ordered that the defendant should pay the plaintiff, Roger James Watts £606,083.50 by way of damages and interest in respect of the neglige...

    ... an appeal by the defendant, Savills, the well-known firm of land agents and valuers from a judgment of HH Judge Bentley QC, ... for his brother Donald, a valuation of inter alia 84 acres of land at Felsted (the Felsted land). The valuation was ... of sale in the open market - that is ignoring any enhanced price that a special purchaser might be willing to pay. l7. In ...

  • Coles & Anor, Re Law Of Property Act 1925, Court of Appeal - Lands Tribunal, October 04, 2004, [2004] EWLands LP_2_2003

    RESTRICTIVE COVENANT - restriction to two detached bungalows not exceeding one storey in height - application to modify the restriction so as to permit the retention and completion of a partly constructed first floor extension on the sole property occupying the site - whether practical benefits of substantial value or advantage secured by the restr...

    ... The plot upon which it stands, at about 0.7 acres, is L-shaped, and the front and main side gardens abut the western and southern boundaries of ... in April 2001 for £220,000, and as a check, he applied the Nationwide Building Society House Price Index for the intervening period. Taking the evidence in to account, he came to the view that ...

  • Commission for New Towns & Anor v JJ Gallagher Ltd, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, December 16, 2002, [2002] EWHC 2668 (Ch)

    1. The Commission for New Towns (``the Commission'') owns freehold land in Worcestershire and Warwickshire known as the Wynyates Triangle (``the triangle''). As its name suggests, it is an area of land roughly triangular in shape, with its base in the north, and its (flattened) apex in the south. The triangle is bounded by the Coventry Highway to t...

    ... Commission for New Towns (``the Commission'') owns freehold land in Worcestershire and Warwickshire known as the Wynyates Triangle ... been valued by the District Valuer at £24,700 (the sale price in the 1971 conveyance), which included a claim for injurious ...In the valuation, he identified precisely the same acreage of land as that identified in the conveyance. He also ...

  • Telegraph Service Stations Ltd v Trafford Borough Council & Anor, Court of Appeal - Lands Tribunal, May 24, 2000, [2000] EWLands ACQ_162_1996

    COMPULSORY PURCHASE - compensation - petrol filling station and premises - relevant years for determining core volume of petrol sales - appropriate adjustments to reflect claimant's cut-price policy and planning permission for competing station - whether property to be valued by capital value or investment method - comparables -whether property of

    ... determining core volume of petrol sales - appropriate adjustments to reflect claimant's cut-price policy and planning permission for competing station - whether property to be valued by capital ... (68.9m), a maximum depth of some 137 feet (41.75m) and a total area of approximately 0.475 acre (0.192 hectare). Chester Road itself was a single carriageway, four lane highway. Cornbrook was an ...

  • Telegraph Service Stations Ltd v Trafford Borough Council & Anor, Court of Appeal - Lands Tribunal, May 24, 2000, [2000] EWLands ACQ_163_1996

    COMPULSORY PURCHASE - compensation - petrol filling station and premises - relevant years for determining core volume of petrol sales - appropriate adjustments to reflect claimant's cut-price policy and planning permission for competing station - whether property to be valued by capital value or investment method - comparables -whether property of

    ... determining core volume of petrol sales - appropriate adjustments to reflect claimant's cut-price policy and planning permission for competing station - whether property to be valued by capital ... (68.9m), a maximum depth of some 137 feet (41.75m) and a total area of approximately 0.475 acre (0.192 hectare). Chester Road itself was a single carriageway, four lane highway. Cornbrook was an ...

  • Broomhead & Ors, Re Law Of Property Act 1925, Court of Appeal - Lands Tribunal, March 13, 2003, [2003] EWLands LP_7_2001

    RESTRICTIVE COVENANT - restriction requiring paddock to remain undeveloped - application to discharge or modify this restriction so as to permit development with five houses - whether use of restriction as a bargaining tool relevant to para (a) - whether practical benefits of substantial value or advantage secured by restriction - application for m...

    ... The covenant affects freehold land with an area of 1.04 hectare (2.6 acres), currently used for grazing purposes and forming part of the curtilage of a house known as ... enable Mrs Rodman either to sell the brown land, or release the restrictive covenant, at a price which included a fair proportion of the development value of the paddock. . Mr Clark accepted that ...