Moore v Lambeth Waterworks Co: 1886

The defendants were found not liable when a fireplug lawfully fixed in a highway had become exposed as the road surface had worn.


(1886) 17 QBD 46

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ApprovedGreat Central Railway v Hewlett HL 1916
A railway company had been empowered to erect in a highway certain gateposts and in a war-time blackout a taxi-driver had run into them. The company was found not liable for the accident.
Held: The accident was caused by the post which had . .
CitedBybrook Barn Garden Centre Ltd and Others v Kent County Council CA 8-Jan-2001
A culvert had been constructed taking a stream underneath the road. At the time when it came into the ownership of the local authority, it was adequate for this purpose. Later developments increased the flow, and the culvert came to become an . .
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Updated: 16 May 2022; Ref: scu.220840