Wrotham Park Estate Company Ltd v Parkside Homes Ltd

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1974
Year1974
CourtChancery Division
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225 cases
  • Stoke-on-Trent City Council v W. & J. Wass Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 29 July 1988
    ...has suffered no loss. 15To these exceptions to the general rules in tort must be added the decision of Brightman J. in Wrotham Park Estate Co. Ltd. v. Parkside Homes Ltd. [1974] 1 WLR, 798. In that case the first defendants had erected houses and constructed roads in breach of a restrictiv......
  • Winter and Another v Traditional & Contemporary Contracts Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 7 November 2007
    ...share approach is well recognised in civil proceedings for breach of restrictive covenants. A classic example is Wrotham Park Estate Co v Parkside Homes Ltd [1974] 1 WLR 798. In that case a developer had built a number of houses in breach of a covenant. Brightman J refused to grant a mandat......
  • Karen Morris-Garner and Another v One Step (Support) Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 22 March 2016
    ...remedy for the breaches which the judge had found. It sought either an account of the appellants' profits from their wrongdoings or Wrotham Park damages, being the amount which would notionally have been agreed between the parties, acting reasonably, as the price for releasing the appellant......
  • Jodie Aysha Henderson v All Around the World Recordings Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Intellectual Property Enterprise Court
    • 3 October 2014
    ...law 18 In Force India Formula One Team Limited v 1 Malaysia Racing Team Sdn Bhd [2012] EWHC 616 (Ch); [2012] RPC 29 Arnold J considered Wrotham Park damages, i.e. of the type awarded in Wrotham Park Estate Co Ltd v Parkside Homes Ltd [1974] 1 WLR 798. In Force India damages for breach of a......
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7 firm's commentaries
  • Energy Litigation Update: Measure of Damages for Breach of a Contract to Drill Exploratory Oil or Gas Well: U.S. and English Law.
    • United Kingdom
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    • 4 June 2014
    ...would be to award so-called “Wrotham Park” or “negotiating” damages, named after the decision in Wrotham Park Estate Co v Parkside Homes [1974] 1 WLR 798, where damages are measured by reference to the benefit gained by the wrongdoer from the breach of contract. In that case, the defendant ......
  • Bad news for jackpot damages: Wrotham Park and the Supreme Court
    • United Kingdom
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    • 25 April 2018
    ...damages. Click here to download PDF. 1 Pronounced "Rootam" and named after Wrotham Park Estate Company Limited v Parkside Homes Limited [1974] 1 WLR 798. 2 Marathon Asset Management LLP v Seddon and others [2017] EWHC 300 (Comm), paras 282-283. 3One Step (Support) Ltd v Morris-Garner [2014]......
  • Cleary Gottlieb Discusses Non-Disclosure Agreements — Are They Effective?
    • United Kingdom
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    • 2 May 2023
    ...e Comercio SA [2017] EWHC 597 (Comm) [24] s12(4)(a)(i) Human Rights Act 1998 [25]Wrotham Park Estate Co. Ltd v Parkside Homes Ltd [1974] 1 WLR 798; Seager v Copydex Ltd [1967] 1 WLR 923 [26]as in the special context of obligations imposed on officers of the Secret Intelligence Service in A-......
  • Rights To Light: Are Injunctions A Thing Of The Past?
    • United Kingdom
    • Mondaq UK
    • 13 May 2015
    ...1 Peter Scott and Frances Scott v Peter Aimiuwu and Catherine Aimiuwu [2015] 2 Wrotham Park Estate Co Limited v Parkside Homes Limited [1974] 1 WLR 798 The content of this article is intended to provide a general guide to the subject matter. Specialist advice should be sought about your spe......
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58 books & journal articles
  • RE-EXAMINING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MUTUAL PROMISES IN CONTRACT LAW.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 45 No. 2, April 2022
    • 1 April 2022
    ...'A Relational Law of Contract?' (2004) 20(2) Journal of Contract Law 125, 140, citing Wrotham Park Estate Co Ltd v Parkside Homes Ltd[1974] 1 WLR 798 and AG v Blake [2001] 1 AC 268. It should be noted that in One Step (Support) Ltd v Morris-Garner [2019] AC 649, 697-8 [114]-[115], Lord Sump......
  • ENLARGED PANELS IN THE COURT OF APPEAL OF SINGAPORE
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 2019, December 2019
    • 1 December 2019
    ...2 SLR 129. 45 [2015] 5 SLR 1. 46 [2018] 2 SLR 655. 47 So named after the decisions of Wrotham Park Estate Co Ltd v Parkside Homes Ltd [1974] 1 WLR 798 and Attorney General v Blake [2001] 1 AC 268. 48 [2018] 1 SLR 363. 49 [2015] 5 SLR 1104. 50 [2018] 1 SLR 659. 51 The occurrence of three-jud......
  • CONTRACT LAW IN COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES: UNIFORMITY OR DIVERGENCE?
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 2019, December 2019
    • 1 December 2019
    ...on the much discussed decision by Brightman J in the English High Court decision of Wrotham Park Estate Co Ltd v Parkside Homes Ltd [1974] 1 WLR 798 (‘Wrotham Park’) (see also Robert J Sharpe and S M Waddams, “Damages for lost opportunity to bargain” (1982) 2 OJLS 290); reference may also b......
  • Table of Cases
    • United Kingdom
    • Wildy Simmonds & Hill Restrictions on the Use of Land Preliminary Sections
    • 30 August 2016
    ...[1949] 2 KB 744, [1949] 2 All ER 565, 93 SJ 646, CA 11 Page 59 Table of Cases lix Wrotham Park Estate Co Ltd v Parkside Homes Ltd [1974] 1 WLR 798, [1974] 2 All ER 321, (1973) 27 P & CR 296 252, 253, 277, 279, 296, 297, 299, 300, 301, 304, 318, 328, 330, 331 Wrotham Park Settled Estates......
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