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BASEMENT DEVELOPMENTS: Going underground

30 August 2017  

John Midgley reviews the issues surrounding basement extensions by leaseholders

Basement excavations have been popular for some time in areas where residential property is in high demand – especially as modern techniques for excavation and building have made these developments more practicable.

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Arnold v Britton & ors [2015] UKSC 36

    Davis v Yadegar (1990) 22 HLR 232

    H Waites Ltd v Hambledon Court Ltd & ors [2014] EWHC 651 (Ch)

    Kelsen v Imperial Tobacco Ltd [1957] 2 QB 334

    Lejonvarn & anor v Cromwell Mansions Management Company Ltd [2011] EWHC 3838 (Ch)

    Rosebery Ltd v Rocklee Ltd & anor [2011] EWHC B1 (Ch)

    Star Energy Weald Basin Ltd & anor v Bocardo SA [2010] UKSC 35