Persimmon Homes (Midlands) Ltd and Others v Secretary of State for Transport: UTLC 22 Dec 2009

UTLC COMPENSATION – compulsory purchase – land on edge of village acquired for bypass – planning permission granted for residential development of retained land – whether highway objection to residential development in no-scheme world – whether residential planning permission would have been granted for the acquired land and the retained land in the no-scheme world – whether land possessed hope value and, if so, the degree of hope – cancellation assumption – Spirerose considered – whether compensation to be reduced to reflect betterment – interim decision – Land Compensation Act 1961 ss 2, 6, 9 and 14 – Highways Act 1980 s 261


Rose, Trott FFRISC


[2009] UKUT 126 (LC)




England and Wales


Updated: 26 May 2022; Ref: scu.415050