Cryer v Scott Brothers Sunbury Ltd: 1986

A covenant had been taken on the sale of building land to require all building plans to be submitted to the transferors for their approval before building work was commenced.
Held: There was an implication that the transferors would not withhold approval unreasonably, in which context the members of the court referred to withholding approval arbitrarily or capriciously.
Waite J
(1986) P and CR 183
England and Wales
Cited by:
CitedMahon and Another v Sims QBD 8-Jun-2005
A land transfer had contained a clause requiring a restrictive covenant agreeing not to erect any building without the approval by the neighbours of plans.
Held: The term ‘transferors’ was to be read to include the transferors’ successors in . .
CitedSmall v Oliver and Saunders (Developments) Ltd ChD 25-May-2006
The claimant said his property had the benefit of covenants in a building scheme so as to allow him to object to the building of an additional house on a neighbouring plot in breach of a covenant to build only one house on the plot. Most but not all . .

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Updated: 16 May 2021; Ref: scu.228507