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Dilapidations

The pages in this section deal with various matters relating to dilapidation claims – see the contents section on the left.

Double Value claim

Landlord and Tenant Act 1730 Tenant remaining in possession when note entitled to do so TFS Stores Limited v The Designer Retail Outlet Centres (Mansfield) General Partner Limited [2019] EWHC 1363 (Ch) Summary The claim for double value will only succeed where the...

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Miscellaneous

This page contains material dealing with the following points on break clauses Effect of dilapidations settlement on break clause. Tenant's right to break passing on assignment Effect of a dilapidations settlement on a break clause Legal & General Assurance...

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Damages and s18 cap

This page includes information on the following topics: Works not carried out. Costs estimates. Application of s18 in various contexts. Costs estimates - different work carried out. Covenants to paint. Covenants to re-instate. Old and obsolete buildings. Property ripe...

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Breach

This page includes information on the following topics: Definition of "building" - windows exterior? Demolition of buildings and redevelopment of site - 1000 year lease. Defective Premises Act Repair v improvements - windows Structure - joists. Definition of building...

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Schedules and notices

This page includes information on the following topics: Alterations - notices to re-instate. Collateral agreements Notice of disrepair (Princes House Ltd) Alterations - notice to re-instate Westminster City Council v HSBC Bank plc [2003] EWHC; [2003] 16 EG 103 (Mr...

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Miscellaneous

This page includes information on the following topics: Carrying out repair works - tenant's covenant for quiet enjoyment. Payment of service charges a condition of landlord's obligation to repair. Right of re-entry to carry out the works. Carrying out the works -...

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Landlord’s obligation

Implied obligation to repair No implied obligation to repair retained parts Gavin v Community Housing Association Ltd [2013] EWCA Civ 580 Summary The Court of Appeal refused to imply into a lease of part of a building an obligation on the landlord to repair the...

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