Dean v Walker: CA 10 May 1996

The appellant sought to challenge an order granting his neighbour access across his land in order to maintain a gable end wall.
Held: The judge was plainly correct to make the order. The appellant’s fear that this would prejudice any future issues was unfounded.
[1996] EWCA Civ 505
Access to Neighbouring Land Act 1992
England and Wales
CitedKnight v Pursel 1879
A wall could be a party wall in part and belong in another part to one of the joint owners separately. . .
CitedCubitt v Porter 1828
A question arose as to the user of a wall separating adjoining lands belonging to different owners. It was held that common user is prima facie evidence that the wall and the land on which it stands belongs to the owners of those adjoining lands in . .
CitedRichards v Rose 1853
A dispute had arisen as to the ownership of a wall between two houses: ‘… it seems very clear that, where a number of houses are built upon a spot of ground, all belonging to the same person, being all built together, and obviously requiring the . .

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Updated: 11 April 2021; Ref: scu.140372