Farmer and Another v Buxted Poultry Ltd: HL 10 Mar 1993

Buildings which were in fact far apart, could not be treated as being ‘occupied together with’ as agricultural buildings for rating purposes.


Lord Slynn of Hadley


Gazette 10-Mar-1993, [1993] AC 369


England and Wales


ApprovedMidlothian Assessor v Buccleuch Estates Ltd 1962
(Lands Valuation Appeal Court) The landowner had several parcels of woodland and sawmills. They were on different sites, but worked together as a single business.
Lord Kilbrandon observed: ‘It has never yet been admitted that you can have a . .

Cited by:

CitedWoolway v Mazars SC 29-Jul-2015
The Court was asked how different storeys under common occupation in the same block are to be entered in the rating list for the purpose of non-domestic rating. In this case the firm’s two offices were in the same building, but the connection . .
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Rating, Agriculture

Updated: 05 May 2022; Ref: scu.80474