Minscombe Properties Ltd v Sir Alfred McAlpine and Sons Ltd: CA 1986

O’Connor LJ applied the test of reasonableness in determining whether the cost of reinstatement of land to its contracted for condition should be recoverable as damages.


O’Connor LJ


(1986) 2 Const LJ 303


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedRuxley Electronics and Construction Ltd v Forsyth HL 29-Jun-1995
Damages on Construction not as Agreed
The appellant had contracted to build a swimming pool for the respondent, but, after agreeing to alter the specification to construct it to a certain depth, in fact built it to the original lesser depth, Damages had been awarded to the house owner . .
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Construction, Damages

Updated: 04 May 2022; Ref: scu.526100