‘Assets of Community Value’ were, with much fanfare, introduced by the Localism Act 2011. The Government’s soft sell at the time said that they were designed to give communities more power to be involved in the way local services are delivered by stimulating social, environmental and economic growth and regeneration through community asset ownership.
Land which is registered as a Town or Village Green is subject to a number of legal restrictions. These will significantly interfere with any plans you might have to develop it, in fact, they will almost certainly stop those plans in their tracks.
As Registered Providers and other landowners continue to reassess their existing portfolios to help overcome the UK’s housing shortage, infill development is on the rise.
As the sun rises on 6th April 2017, the s172 land disposal Consent Regime will be a thing of history.
Restrictive Covenants: A what, when, where, why and how guide to restrictive covenants. A restrictive covenant is an obligation on one landowner to refrain from doing something on their land (the Burdened Land, also sometimes referred to as the Servient Land) for the benefit of someone else’s land (the Benefited Land, also sometimes referred to