Hill and Another v Transport for London: ChD 16 May 2005

The claimants sought to establish title to land by adverse possession. The land was former Crown land. They had occupied the land since 1985. The defendants acquired the land from the Crown in 2000.
Held: Part II of the 1980 Act need to be read as a whole. The Crown had up to 30 years to claim from when the right of action first accrued. The successor to the Crown had the same rights. The claim failed.
Claim for land by adverse possession.

Rimer J
Times 30-May-2005, [2005] EWHC 856 (Ch), [2005] Ch 379, [2005] 3 All ER 677, [2005] 3 WLR 471
Limitation Act 1980 8Sch 1 PII p12
England and Wales

Land, Limitation

Updated: 01 December 2021; Ref: scu.226738