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  • Fairclough Homes Ltd, Re Law Of Property Act 1925, Court of Appeal - Lands Tribunal, June 08, 2004, [2004] EWLands LP_30_2001

    RESTRICTIVE COVENANT - modification -estate of single houses on large plots - development of 20 flats - ground (aa) - effect on immediate neighbour - effect on character of area - precedent - application refused. IN THE MATTER AN APPLICATION UNDER SECTION 84 OF THE LAW OF PROPERTY ACT 1925 BY FAIRCLOUGH HOMES LIMITED Applicant Re: No 60 Wig...

    ... land at present consists of a large single house, now derelict, standing in grounds of 1.28 acre, and a strip of undeveloped land about 50 feet wide immediately to the west. The area of the two ... there were no proposals to redevelop no 60, at £950,000, on the basis of sales and asking prices in the area. His joint report with Mr Cooke stated that both valuers regarded the recent sale of a ...

  • 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 ...

  • Titanic Investments Ltd & Ors v Macfarlanes (A Firm), Court of Appeal - Civil Division, December 03, 1998, [1998] EWCA Civ 1909

    The first and third named plaintiffs in this action, Titanic Investments Limited ("Titanic") and Mr Alan Godsal, were, until January 1989, the owners of separate but adjoining pieces of land near Twyford in Berkshire. The defendants, Macfarlanes, were retained by the plaintiffs as solicitors in connection with the sale of that land. At trial Mr Jus...

    ... January 1989, the owners of separate but adjoining pieces of land near Twyford in Berkshire. The defendants, Macfarlanes, were ...The provisions for determining the price payable for the property to be transferred upon the exercise of .... . shall be that proportion of the Agreed Value as the acreage of the Property . . . bears to the total acreage of the land for ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Cadogan v Moussaieff, Court of Appeal - Lands Tribunal, September 15, 2005, [2005] EWLands LRA_08_2005

    LEASEHOLD ENFRANCHISEMENT - houses and flats in central London - appeals heard together regarding deferment rate - no convention that 6% established - absence of market evidence - decisions of LVTs and Lands Tribunal - settlements - financial markets - index-linked gilts - appeals allowed - deferment rates of 4½%, 4¾% and 6.4% applied - Leasehold R...

    ... DECISION. INTRODUCTION. 1. These are six appeals (heard together) relating to the price payable on enfranchisement or for an extended lease for houses or flats in central London. Four ... At the rear is an attractive, secluded garden of approximately one quarter of an acre. Internally, there was little (if any) change since the house was built in 1934 until alterations ...

  • Cadogan & Anor v 55/57 Cadogan Square Freehold Ltd, Court of Appeal - Lands Tribunal, September 15, 2005, [2005] EWLands LRA_62_2004

    LEASEHOLD ENFRANCHISEMENT - houses and flats in central London - appeals heard together regarding deferment rate - no convention that 6% established - absence of market evidence - decisions of LVTs and Lands Tribunal - settlements - financial markets - index-linked gilts - appeals allowed - deferment rates of 4½%, 4¾% and 6.4% applied - Leasehold R...

    ... DECISION. INTRODUCTION. 1. These are six appeals (heard together) relating to the price payable on enfranchisement or for an extended lease for houses or flats in central London. Four ... At the rear is an attractive, secluded garden of approximately one quarter of an acre. Internally, there was little (if any) change since the house was built in 1934 until alterations ...

  • Cadogan & Anor v No Respondent, Court of Appeal - Lands Tribunal, September 15, 2005, [2005] EWLands LRA_18_2005

    LEASEHOLD ENFRANCHISEMENT - houses and flats in central London - appeals heard together regarding deferment rate - no convention that 6% established - absence of market evidence - decisions of LVTs and Lands Tribunal - settlements - financial markets - index-linked gilts - appeals allowed - deferment rates of 4½%, 4¾% and 6.4% applied - Leasehold R...

    ... DECISION. INTRODUCTION. 1. These are six appeals (heard together) relating to the price payable on enfranchisement or for an extended lease for houses or flats in central London. Four ... At the rear is an attractive, secluded garden of approximately one quarter of an acre. Internally, there was little (if any) change since the house was built in 1934 until alterations ...

  • Arbib v Cadogan, Court of Appeal - Lands Tribunal, September 15, 2005, [2005] EWLands LRA_23_2004

    LEASEHOLD ENFRANCHISEMENT - houses and flats in central London - appeals heard together regarding deferment rate - no convention that 6% established - absence of market evidence - decisions of LVTs and Lands Tribunal - settlements - financial markets - index-linked gilts - appeals allowed - deferment rates of 4½%, 4¾% and 6.4% applied - Leasehold R...

    ... DECISION. INTRODUCTION. 1. These are six appeals (heard together) relating to the price payable on enfranchisement or for an extended lease for houses or flats in central London. Four ... At the rear is an attractive, secluded garden of approximately one quarter of an acre. Internally, there was little (if any) change since the house was built in 1934 until alterations ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Severn Trent Water Ltd v Barnes, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, May 13, 2004, [2004] EWCA Civ 570

    1. This is the appeal of the defendant Severn Trent Water Ltd (``Severn Trent'') which is a well-known water undertaker. It has statutory powers conferred upon it to lay and maintain water mains under s.159 of the Water Industry Act 1991 (``the 1991 Act'') under which there are provisions for payment of compensation either by agreement or pursuant...

    ... the claimant (``Mr Barnes'') a private individual and landowner against Severn Trent who, without the knowledge or permission of ... Barnes, laid part of a water main under the corner of a 2.38 acre parcel of grazing land owned by Mr Barnes and let by him under an ...] of the water main'', claimed on the basis of ``a fair price for the benefit obtained by the defendant from its wrongful use'' ...

  • 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 ...

  • Land And Farming Bulletin - Winter 2013/14

    MILKING LOW FEED PRICES - DAIRY FARM PROFITABILITY. Rising milk prices and falling feed and fertiliser costs mean the ...The current rent level of £250 per Ha (£100 per acre) is forecast to rise to £300 per Ha (£120 per acre). Some of this rise is due to better profits ...

  • Hopper v Hopper & Ors, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, February 19, 2008, [2008] EWHC 228 (Ch)

    1. Robert Edward Hopper (“Mr Hopper”) died suddenly on 3rd December 2003, leaving his widow June (“Mrs Hopper”), three sons, Robert, Philip and Paul, and a daughter Carol. By his will dated 28th April 1977 he left his estate to his wife (should she survive him for 28 days) and in default to his four children equally. Mrs Hopper did survive him...

    ... issues as to precisely which members of it) to purchase a 39 acre farm known as Sheephouse Farm, Shiplake, Henley-on-Thames, Oxon ... The farm was further augmented by the acquisition in 1984 of land on the opposite side of the A4155 known (because of the use to ... The price was probably derived from the profits of the market business. It ...

  • Hamden Homes Ltd, Re, Court of Appeal - Lands Tribunal, December 12, 2001, [2001] EWLands LP_38_1999

    RESTRICTIVE COVENANT - restriction to one dwelling house per plot - application to amend this limitation to permit erection on one plot of detached and two semi-detached houses, possibly as part of a larger development - not all proposed development site owned by applicant - whether proposed use reasonable - whether restriction obsolete - whether i...

    ...The subject land consists of a detached house on a site of approximately one-quarter of an acre and includes a large garden at the rear. It is situated on the south-eastern side of Bell Lane, ... He would be prepared to consider disposing of his entire property, but only if the price paid were sufficient to enable him to remain in the area in a house of the same standard, with a ...

  • Skanska Construction UK Ltd v Egger (Barony) Ltd., Court of Appeal - Technology and Construction Court, July 30, 2004, [2004] EWHC 1748 (TCC)

    2. At the outset of this trial there were many hundreds of quantum issues left in dispute. By and large those of value of less than £1,000 have been settled as a result of the indefatigable efforts of junior counsel in this case. Many items of complexity and value have been considered by the Quantum experts Mr Ian Wishart for S.C.L. and Mr Simper...

    ... Furthermore, no landfill tax is payable on spoil deposited there. There is no evidence ... for a wood turning lathe at tender does not encompass a half acre factory/warehouse facility with complex wrapping and packing ... works and therefore forms part of the contractor's price. 100. Professor Masterton in evidence accepted that within the ...

  • Greater autonomy in store for Kenya's farmers: new initiatives that give farmers access to warehouse facilities are rebalancing negotiating power back in their favour.

    ...A mother of two, Maina cultivates maize on her two-acre plot of land. Some of her produce is consumed domestically while ... that she was often forced to sell her maize at throwaway prices or risk losing it completely. . However, Maina is now part of a ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Castle House Investments Ltd v Bradford, Court of Appeal - Lands Tribunal, May 11, 2007, [2007] EWLands ACQ_6_2006

    ACQ/6/2006 LANDS TRIBUNAL ACT 1949 COMPENSATION ­ compulsory purchase ­ acquisition of block of retail and associated office/storage units in connection with proposed city centre regeneration project ­ blighting effect of proposals on rental returns and value of investment ­ valuation ­ yield rate ­ loss of rent ­ empty rates ­ compensation awarded...

    ... comprising retail, restaurants, a multiplex cinema and car parking on a 6.4ha (15.8 acre) site bordered by Hall Ings, Well Street, Forster Square, Forster Court, the Royal Mail Building, ...Developers were used to assembling such sites through negotiation and everybody had their price. She thought it unlikely that the developer would have been held to ransom. 26. In his report into ...