Tenant’s remedies for unreasonable withholding of consent—alterations
Tenant’s remedies for unreasonable withholding of consent—alterations

The following Property Disputes guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Tenant’s remedies for unreasonable withholding of consent—alterations
  • Complete alterations without consent
  • Declaration that consent has been unreasonably withheld
  • Damages
  • Application under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1927

This Practice Note explains the remedies available to a tenant who has applied for consent to alter in circumstances where consent is not to be unreasonably withheld, and the landlord has unreasonably refused the request. For an explanation of the circumstances in which a landlord must not unreasonably withhold consent, and what constitutes an unreasonable refusal, see Practice Note: Landlord’s consent to alterations.

Complete alterations without consent

Where consent has been unreasonably withheld, a tenant is entitled to proceed without it. The