Actual Use, Lawful Use and Ancillary Use – when designating Assets of Community Value – Exchange Chambers

‘Towards the end of last year, the General Regulatory Chamber of the First-Tier Tribunal (‘FTT’) determined an appeal by the owner of a 46-acre greenfield site against the decision of the local authority, Winchester City Council, to list the land as an Asset of Community Value (‘ACV’).’

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Exchange Chambers, 12th February 2020

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District council defeats challenge to listing of pub as asset of community value – Local Government Lawyer

Posted March 11th, 2019 in appeals, assets of community value, fire, local government, news, planning by sally

‘East Hertfordshire District Council has successfully defended its decision to list a currently empty pub as an asset of community value.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 8th March 2019

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Thea Osmund-Smith successful in High Court – No. 5 Chambers

Posted December 12th, 2018 in assets of community value, housing, local government, news, planning by sally

‘Judgment was recently handed down in West Oxfordshire District Council v (1) Secretary of State for Housing Communites and Local Government (2) Rosconn Strategic Land Limited [2018] EWHC 3065 (Admin).’

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No. 5 Chambers, 6th December 2018

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Judges uphold listing of field as asset of community value despite trespassing – Local Government Lawyer

‘An open space can be designated as an asset of community value even if its present use is one arising from trespass, the Court Of Appeal has said.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 31st May 2018

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Tribunal judge overturns listing of allotment site as an asset of community value – OUT-LAW.com

‘A tribunal has overturned the listing of an allotment site in Lancashire as an asset of community value (ACV), on the grounds that nearby housing development makes it “highly unrealistic” that the site will ever be used as allotments again.’

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OUT-LAW.com, 11th April 2017

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Judge upholds ACV listing of green belt site – OUT-LAW.com

‘A First-Tier Tribunal judge has dismissed a challenge by developer Banner Homes to the listing of a 4.83 hectare site by St Albans City and District Council as an asset of community value (ACV).’

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OUT-LAW.com, 5th May 2015

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One hundred pubs listed as Assets of Community Value – OUT-LAW.com

Posted August 13th, 2013 in assets of community value, historic buildings, news by sally

“Community Pubs Minister Brandon Lewis has announced that 100 pubs across England have been listed as Assets of Community Value (ACV), the Independent has reported.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 12th August 2013

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Localism Bill: people to get legal right to buy threatened local shops or post offices – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 13th, 2010 in assets of community value, bills, devolution, local government, news, right to buy by sally

“People will be given the legal right to buy threatened community assets like post offices or village shops, Communities secretary Eric Pickles will announce next week.”

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Daily Telegraph, 11th December 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk