Proving intention to redevelop

admin April 15, 2015

The Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 provides protection for both landlords and tenants when dealing with lease renewal rights. However, AT WHAT POINT does a landlord of commercial property need to prove his intention to redevelop in order to successfully oppose the renewal of a '54 Act protected lease? Legal experts Taylor Wessing outline a recent case which seeks to deal with this point;

Hough v Greathall Ltd [2015] EWCA Civ 23… read the rest of “Proving intention to redevelop”

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Commercial lease break – pre-emptive strike!

admin January 13, 2015

Real Estate legal experts Taylor Wessing report on Royal Mail's request for guidance on a forthcoming lease break and its importance;-

In light of the recent Court decisions on break clauses that have gone against tenants (please see TW's article on the M&S break litigation),  another FTSE 100 tenant, Royal Mail, has now decided to take a pre-emptive strike (Royal Mail Group Ltd v Airport Industrial GP Ltd and another). In… read the rest of “Commercial lease break - pre-emptive strike!”

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A27 transformation will boost Worthing

admin December 9, 2014

Government proposals to improve the A27 will boost the local economy and attract more investment to Worthing and the south coast.

The proposed improvements to the A27 in Worthing, Lancing, Lewes and Arundel have been warmly welcomed by leading commercial property consultants in the South East of England.

One such consultancy, Brierley & Coe, has said that the A27 improvements will boost the commercial competitiveness of Worthing town.… read the rest of “A27 transformation will boost Worthing”

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Starbucks green light for Worthing

admin December 8, 2014

Starbucks green light for Worthing

The green light for a new Starbucks brings more than a few shots of caffeine to Worthing it also confirms much-needed investment in the town centre.

The change of use permission means that the ground floor at 22-26 South Street can now be converted from a shop (Class A1 Retail) into a coffee shop (Class A3 Restaurant or Café).

Arrival of the… read the rest of “Starbucks green light for Worthing”

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