F R Evans (Leeds) Ltd v English Electric Co Ltd: 1977

On the rent review of a large factory of which the only potential occupier was the tenant in question, one should assume a hypothetical landlord and hypothetical willing tenant so that the rental levels were not affected by one or both parties being in a monopoly position. A hypothetical willing seller and a hypothetical willing buyer can walk away from the transaction if a proper price is not being agreed.


Donaldson J


(1977) 36 P and C R 185


England and Wales


AppliedInland Revenue Commissioners v Clay CA 1914
The court considered the market value of a private residence. The evidence was that its value to persons wishing to use it as a private residence was 750 pounds. However, the house adjoined a nurses’ home the trustees of which wanted to extend their . .

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CitedEarl Cadogan v Pitts and Wang; Similar HL 10-Dec-2008
The House considered the basis of valuation on an acquisition of the freehold reversion of a lease under the 1967 Act of the three elements, the rent, vacant possession after the lease, and the marriage or hope value of the two interests when . .
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Updated: 05 May 2022; Ref: scu.278773