Pattle and Another v the Secretary Of State for Transport: UTLC 21 Jul 2009

UTLC COMPENSATION – compulsory purchase -preliminary issue -small part of claimant’s land within the limits of deviation for Channel Tunnel Rail Link and eventually compulsorily acquired under Channel Tunnel Rail Link Act 1996 – claim advanced for value of land taken and severance and injurious affection – claim also advanced under rule 6 of Land Compensation Act 1961 section 5 for losses allegedly sustained by claimants by way of lost rents they would have received from a redevelopment of the land in 1996 but which redevelopment was deferred because of the prospective acquisition of part of the land and the general blighting effects of scheme – whether this rule 6 claim should be dismissed at a preliminary hearing in advance of any consideration of the evidence or of issues of causation remoteness or reasonableness – ‘before and after’ valuation method considered.


[2009] UKUT 141 (LC)




England and Wales


Updated: 30 July 2022; Ref: scu.373416