Rights of light

Rights of light guidance:

Section 62 of the Law of Property Act 1925 (LPA 1925) is, in essence, a word-saving device. However, it can also operate on a conveyance of part to convert a permission...

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Does a right to light exist? An owner of land has no natural right to light at common law. Accordingly, it must be established that the right has been obtained by grant...

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There are three different ways by which an easement can be implied at common law: • necessity • intended use • the rule in Wheeldon v Burrows The implied grant of an...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For further information on the implications of leaving the EU for planning law and...

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Is there an interference with the right to light? Where a right of light has been established (see Practice Note: Establishing and maintaining rights of light) but there...

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This Practice Note sets out the issues that a developer should consider in respect of rights of light (ROL) insurance and the common requirements, terms and coverage of a...

Practice Note

This Practice Note summarises the light obstruction notice (LON) procedure, explains the 19 years and 1 day rule and its relevance in respect of applying for a temporary...

Practice Note