News articles – Commercial Property Transactions
Most Landlords will know that since October 2015 when granting an assured shorthold tenancy one of the many requirements that a Landlord must fulfil at the start of the tenancy is to not only obtain but also to give to the Tenant a Gas Safety Certificate for the property.
In a cautionary tale for property developers, a company that slapped concrete render and white paint onto a red brick townhouse in a conservation area faced having to knock down two of the building’s external walls following a High Court ruling.
Transparency is a hallmark of the planning system, particularly where developments might cause environmental harm. The Supreme Court made that point in striking down plans for hundreds of new homes in an area of outstanding natural beauty.