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Felton Homes Ltd, Re Law of Property Act 1925: LT 2 Dec 2004

LT 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 – … Continue reading Felton Homes Ltd, Re Law of Property Act 1925: LT 2 Dec 2004

Harrold and Another, Re Law of Property Act 1925: LT 27 Oct 2003

LT RESTRICTIVE COVENANT – restriction to single dwellinghouse and against use causing nuisance, etc to owner of adjoining properties – extent of neighbourhood – whether covenant obsolete – application refused – Law of Property Act 1925, s84(1)(a) Judges: N J Rose FRICS Citations: [2003] EWLands LP – 45 – 2002 Links: Bailii Statutes: Law of … Continue reading Harrold and Another, Re Law of Property Act 1925: LT 27 Oct 2003

Broomhead and Others, Re Law of Property Act 1925: LT 13 Mar 2003

LT 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 modification … Continue reading Broomhead and Others, Re Law of Property Act 1925: LT 13 Mar 2003

Burt, Re the Ridings: LT 21 Nov 2008

LT RESTRICTIVE COVENANT – modification – dwellinghouse – covenant not to erect more than one dwellinghouse and garage – application to modify to permit one additional dwelling -whether restriction obsolete – whether proposed use reasonable – whether practical benefits of substantial value or advantage secured by restriction – whether modification would cause injury – application … Continue reading Burt, Re the Ridings: LT 21 Nov 2008

Cain, Re Waverley Lodge: UTLC 24 Nov 2009

UTLC RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS – modification – covenant restricting development to one dwelling per plot – building scheme – proposal to erect two additional dwellinghouses within grounds of existing property – whether restrictions obsolete – whether practical benefits of substantial value or advantage secured by the restrictions – whether proposal would cause injury – application granted … Continue reading Cain, Re Waverley Lodge: UTLC 24 Nov 2009

Waggott and Another v Yip: UTLC 13 Mar 2017

UTLC RESTRICTIVE COVENANT – discharge – restriction preventing use of premises other than as offices – applicants wish to convert to two residential flats – whether restriction obsolete – whether covenant secures practical benefits of substantial value or advantage – whether discharge would injure the objector – application granted – Law of Property Act 1925 … Continue reading Waggott and Another v Yip: UTLC 13 Mar 2017

University of Chester, Re: Land at Sandy Lane: UTLC 18 Oct 2016

UTLC RESTRICTIVE COVENANT – Modification – dilapidated university boathouse – planning permission for larger new community rowing facility – prohibition on trade or business – use restricted to gardens or pleasure grounds – height restriction – whether covenants obsolete – whether covenants secure practical benefits of substantial value or advantage – whether restriction contrary to … Continue reading University of Chester, Re: Land at Sandy Lane: UTLC 18 Oct 2016

Cook and Another Re: 21 Shawfield Park: UTLC 19 Dec 2014

UTLC RESTRICTIVE COVENANT – discharge or modification – dwellinghouse – restrictions preventing erection of building and any additions, alterations, fences and outbuildings without Vendor’s consent – application to discharge or modify restrictions to permit implementation of planning permission to demolish existing two storey dwelling and replace with larger house – whether requirement for consent extended … Continue reading Cook and Another Re: 21 Shawfield Park: UTLC 19 Dec 2014

Stafford-Flowers, Re: 182 Brambles Chine Estate: UTLC 3 Mar 2015

UTLC RESTRICTIVE COVENANT – discharge – estate comprising 278 holiday bungalows – occupation restriction on 74 days of the year – applicant seeking discharge to allow all year round occupation and removal of holiday use restriction – obsolescence – practical benefits of substantial value or advantage – public interest – injury – application refused – … Continue reading Stafford-Flowers, Re: 182 Brambles Chine Estate: UTLC 3 Mar 2015

Sheikh and Another Re: Part of Former Fletcher Hospital: UTLC 14 Apr 2011

UTLC RESTRICTIVE COVENANT – discharge or modification – former hospital – covenant relating to small part of hospital building and other land prohibiting erection of any buildings within 20 feet of adjoining footpath – application to discharge or to modify to permit erection of two flats as part of proposed refurbishment of entire hospital to … Continue reading Sheikh and Another Re: Part of Former Fletcher Hospital: UTLC 14 Apr 2011

Azfar, Re: LT 30 Jul 2001

RESTRICTIVE COVENANT – restriction to dwellinghouses only on at least one quarter of an acre each – application to amend this limitation so as to permit use as residential home for the elderly – grounds (a) and (aa) – whether a covenant can be deemed partly obsolete – whether actual restriction partly obsolete – whether … Continue reading Azfar, Re: LT 30 Jul 2001

Brown and Another: LT 19 May 2006

RESTRICTIVE COVENANT – discharge – dwellinghouse – prohibition on parking any boat, caravan, house on wheels or commercial vehicle – application dismissed – Law of Property Act 1925, s 84(1)(a)(aa)(b) and (c) Citations: [2006] EWLands LP – 34 – 2004 Links: Bailii Jurisdiction: England and Wales Land Updated: 06 August 2022; Ref: scu.242725

Pryor, Re 54 Nelmes Way: UTLC 15 Jul 2009

UTLC RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS -discharge or modification -dwellinghouse -covenants not to erect more than one dwellinghouse set back to building line -application to discharge or modify to permit two additional dwellinghouses -one objection -application refused -Law of Property Act 1925, S84(1)(a), (aa), (c). Citations: [2009] UKUT 131 (LC) Links: Bailii Jurisdiction: England and Wales Land Updated: … Continue reading Pryor, Re 54 Nelmes Way: UTLC 15 Jul 2009

Mahavir Foundation Ltd: LT 7 Dec 2006

RESTRICTIVE COVENANT – discharge or modification – former chalet bungalow and clinic site – restriction to private dwelling house or professional use by medical practitioner or solicitor – proposal to erect building for worship and religious instruction – whether restriction obsolete – whether maintenance of restriction contrary to public interest – whether restriction securing practical … Continue reading Mahavir Foundation Ltd: LT 7 Dec 2006

Morgan, Re: LT 18 Jul 2006

RESTRICTIVE COVENANT – modification – use of shop for sale of alcohol – whether restriction obsolete – change in character of neighbourhood – whether practical benefits secured – application refused – Law of Property Act 1925, s84(1)(a) (aa) and (c) Citations: [2006] EWLands LP – 79 – 2004 Links: Bailii Statutes: Law of Property Act … Continue reading Morgan, Re: LT 18 Jul 2006

(Un-named): LT 15 Apr 2008

LT RESTRICTIVE COVENANT – modification – dwellinghouse – restriction preventing any permanent building or structure to be erected without seller’s consent – application to modify to permit erection of large garden shed – whether restriction obsolete – whether those entitled to benefit of restriction agreed to its modification – whether injury to objectors – application … Continue reading (Un-named): LT 15 Apr 2008

Hamden Homes Ltd, Re: LT 12 Dec 2001

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 … Continue reading Hamden Homes Ltd, Re: LT 12 Dec 2001

In re Farrow: LT 10 May 2001

LT RESTRICTIVE COVENANT – restriction to single storey dwelling – application to remove this limitation – proposed house – applicant the original covenantor – effect of possible refusal of planning permission for bungalow – changes in neighbourhood and property – benefits secured to objector – public interest – whether agreement to modify – injury to … Continue reading In re Farrow: LT 10 May 2001

Coldman, Re 133 Richmond Road: UTLC 20 Feb 2012

UTLC RESTRICTIVE COVENANT – modification – dwellinghouse – proposal to extend well in front of building line – application refused – Law of Property Act 1925 s84(1)(a), (aa), (b) and c) Citations: [2012] UKUT 6 (LC) Links: Bailii Statutes: Law of Property Act 1925 8491)(a) Jurisdiction: England and Wales Land Updated: 26 May 2022; Ref: … Continue reading Coldman, Re 133 Richmond Road: UTLC 20 Feb 2012

Phillips and Others, Re: Holiday Chalets At Point Curlew: UTLC 5 Sep 2011

RESTRICTIVE COVENANT – modification – leasehold interest – holiday chalet park – restriction in leases of chalets – use restricted to 10 months of year – chalet lessees seeking modification to permit 12-month use – lessors objecting – application refused – Law of Property Act 1925 s 84(1)(a), (aa) and (c) Citations: [2011] UKUT 346 … Continue reading Phillips and Others, Re: Holiday Chalets At Point Curlew: UTLC 5 Sep 2011

Abertawe Bro Morgannwg NHS University Trust v Coedffranc Community Council: UTLC 23 Jun 2009

UTLC RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS – discharge or modification – building not to be used for any purpose other than maternal clinic – whether obsolete – whether injury caused to objector – application granted – Law of Property Act 1925 s84(1)(a) and (c). Citations: [2009] UKUT 114 (LC) Links: Bailii Statutes: Law of Property Act 1925 84 … Continue reading Abertawe Bro Morgannwg NHS University Trust v Coedffranc Community Council: UTLC 23 Jun 2009

Lynch, Re Land At St Catherines Road Ruislip: UTLC 23 Nov 2016

UTLC RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS – modification – land with planning permission for residential dwelling – prohibition restricting construction of more than one house – whether covenant obsolete – held that it was not – application under ground (a) refused – whether covenant secured practical benefits of substantial value or advantage – held it did not – … Continue reading Lynch, Re Land At St Catherines Road Ruislip: UTLC 23 Nov 2016

Surana, Re Land Adjoining 21 Icklingham Road: UTLC 30 Aug 2016

UTLC RESTRICTIVE COVENANT – modification – building scheme – land originally designated a close to which all residents would have access – prohibition on building and uses other than garden or recreation ground for residents – land sold in 1952 and since used as private garden with no access for residents – history of objections … Continue reading Surana, Re Land Adjoining 21 Icklingham Road: UTLC 30 Aug 2016

Keech and Another v Coleridge (Restrictive Covenants – Discharge or Modification): UTLC 1 Dec 2021

Discharge or modification – four covenants restricting use of land in cul-de-sac of single storey dwellings – planning consent for new double garage and replacement entrance drive on open garden land – whether part or all of three covenants obsolete – whether fourth covenant secures practical benefits of substantial value or advantage – s.84(1)(a), (aa) … Continue reading Keech and Another v Coleridge (Restrictive Covenants – Discharge or Modification): UTLC 1 Dec 2021

Sutcliff and Another: LT 10 Oct 2006

RESTRICTIVE COVENANT – discharge – modification – absolute covenant against development – regulatory covenants – whether the former obsolete – change in character of property – whether practical benefits secured – substantiality – application for . .

Miller v Subhani: UTLC 30 Mar 2020

Restrictive Covenants – Discharge – Proposed Use of Field As A Farm Strip for Private Aircraft in close proximity to Sandown Airport – planning permission for construction of agricultural barn – whether to be used to hangar applicant’s aircraft – . .