The claimant sought a declaration that it occupied land on which it had erected advertising hoardings under a tenancy rather than as licensee.
Held: The draft agreement which had been proposed and acted upon with legal advice contradicted any intention to create a tenancy. The form of agreement did not specify clearly what land might be the subject of a tenancy. The declaration had been correctly refused.
 EWCA Civ 1304
England and Wales
Cited – Street v Mountford HL 6-Mar-1985
When a licence is really a tenancy
The document signed by the occupier stated that she understood that she had been given a licence, and that she understood that she had not been granted a tenancy protected under the Rent Acts. Exclusive occupation was in fact granted.
Held: . .
Appeal from – Clear Channel UK Ltd v Manchester City Council ChD 14-Dec-2004
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Landlord and Tenant
Updated: 04 July 2022; Ref: scu.234688