Turner and Bell v Searles (Stanford-le-Hope) Limited: 1977

The landlord opposed the grant of a new tenancy. The business tenancy was an oral one, and he opposed renewal on the ground that the tenant was operating in breach of planning controls.
Held: An illegal use is a reason connected with the tenant’s use and management of the holding and is a clear reason why the tenant ‘ought not’ to be granted a new tenancy under the 1954 Act..


[1977] 33 P and CR 208


Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 30(1)(g)


England and Wales

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CitedFowles v Heathrow Airport Ltd ChD 15-Feb-2008
The landlord had opposed the tenant’s application to renew his tenancy, and the tenant also claimed title to additional land by adverse possession. The tenant asserted various business uses, some of which the landlord denied. The landlord went into . .
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Updated: 06 May 2022; Ref: scu.216659