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In a lease protected under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, is it possible to have a landlord break option exercisable on the basis that one of the grounds under the Act (for example redevelopment or alternative premises) applies?

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Published on LexisPSL on 19/02/2018

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  • In a lease protected under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, is it possible to have a landlord break option exercisable on the basis that one of the grounds under the Act (for example redevelopment or alternative premises) applies?

In a lease protected under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, is it possible to have a landlord break option exercisable on the basis that one of the grounds under the Act (for example redevelopment or alternative premises) applies?

Where the lease is protected by the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 1954), it is possible to specify that the landlord may exercise a break option if it intends to demolish or redevelop the property. However, as per the Drafting Notes in the above Precedent:

‘If the tenant has protection under Part II of the 1954 Act, service of a contractual notice to exercise a

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