Category Archives: Green Issues

“Buy land, they’re not making it anymore” – As it turns out, they actually are…

Ref. Loose v Lynn Shellfish Limited (2014) EWCA Civ 846 The immortal quote from Mark Twain, “Buy Land, they’re not making it anymore” was this month challenged in the courts with a case over newly accreted land in the Wash. … Continue reading

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Phil Routledge MRICS St Swithens Church Building in Retford Phil Routledge MRICS is a Chartered Surveyor specialising in Property Surveys, Building Surveys, Structural Surveys, House Purchase Surveys, Homebuyer Reports, Major Defects Reports, Home Surveys and Property Valuations, Property Acquisition work, … Continue reading

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10 Questions on Climbing Plants and your Property

Ten things to consider with climbing plants next to your property. To read the whole article, click here.

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Planning Changes: – 2013 and 2014 New Permitted Development Rights:

All works carried out in England and Wales require planning permission. Certain types of extensions and changes of use, subject to certain limits and conditions, do not require a full planning permission from a Local Planning Authority. Unless these automatic … Continue reading

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Property and Building Surveyors Saltash Surveying Devon & Cornwall – John Collinson 01752 846 599 Surveying Devon & Cornwall are an independent practice of Chartered Surveyors covering Saltash and the surrounding area – helping clients with both residential survey and … Continue reading

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Turbine Controversy Continues

The High Court has quashed Planning Permission for 34m wind turbine after action by Campaigners. To read the whole article, click here.

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Collapsing Tree Trial in Lincolnshire costs Council £10,000

A test of reasonableness has prevailed in a case of a developer removing a tree with a Tree Preservation Order (TPO) who was prosecuted by North East Lincolnshire Council. To read the whole article, click here.

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Do you require a Building Surveyor?

Do you want a Building Survey, Homebuyers Report or Acquisition Advice in England? Are you buying a house or home in England and you think you might need a survey, valuation, or just an independent chartered surveyor to provide you … Continue reading

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Is Government Criteria for Local Councils making the local plans under the National Policy Framework too Stringent?

Difficulties in constructing viable local plans in accordance with the National Policy Framework (NPF), has resulted in large scale development in countryside areas completely against the desires of local people and local authorities… To read the whole article, click here.

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Landowner defeats Teseo in the High Court over £1.3m conditional contract

Ref. Cohen v Teseo Properties Ltd & Anor [2014] EWHC 2442 (Ch) On 8 August 2013, the Claimant landowner (Cohen) entered into an agreement with the Defendant developer for the sale of a property in Finchley North London at the … Continue reading

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