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Change of use

Planning permission Consent to apply for planning permission required Sequent Nominees Ltd (formerly Rotrust) v Hautford Ltd [2019] UKSC 47 Summary By a 3:2 majority the Supreme Court has held that a landlord was reasonable in withholding its consent to the tenant making a planning application for change of use, as required under the lease, where such change would significantly enhance the tenant-s enfranchisement prospects. Facts This case concerns a 100-year lease of a 6-storey building in Brewer Street, London…

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