Charles Clements (London) Ltd v Rank City Wall: Chd 1978

When setting a rent on a lease renewal, taking into account other potential uses involves ignoring terms in the lease providing for only one use. Restrictions on use should not be relaxed solely to increase the rent, and conversely, the restrictions on use should not be tightened merely to reduce that rent.

Goulding J
[1978] 1 EGLR 47, [1978] 246 EG 739
Landlord and Tenant Act 1954
England and Wales
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CitedNorthern Electric Plc v Addison CA 12-Jun-1997
The appellant challenged the terms of an order granting it a new lease under the Act. The landlord sought to have included an upwards only rent review. There was a ransom element since the plot was used as a base for an electricity sub-station which . .

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Updated: 20 January 2022; Ref: scu.180630