TW Logistics Ltd v Essex County Council and Another: CA 5 Oct 2018

The Court was asked whether part of the working port of Mistley has been properly registered as a town or village green.
Held: The 19th century statutes, as applied to a registered modern green, are not to be construed as interfering with the rights of the landowner to continue pre-existing uses so far as not inconsistent with the uses which led to registration


Lord Justice Lewison
Lord Justice Lindblom
Lord Justice David Richards


[2018] EWCA Civ 2172, [2019] Ch 243, [2019] 3 All ER 312, [2018] 3 WLR 1926, [2019] 1 P and CR 20




Commons Registration Act 1965


England and Wales

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CitedLancashire County Council, Regina (on The Application of) v SSEFRA and Another SC 11-Dec-2019
Two appeals as to the circumstances in which the concept of ‘statutory incompatibility’ will defeat an application to register land as a town or village green where the land is held by a public authority for statutory purposes. In the first case, . .
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Updated: 15 May 2022; Ref: scu.625424