Signature of St Albans (Property) Guernsey Ltd v Wragg and others

Restrictive covenant – Benefit of covenant. The defendants, who were the successors in title of the covenantee of restrictive covenants relating to land, sought to enforce them against the claimant successor in title of the covenantor, who sought to develop his property. The Chancery Division ruled, on the claimant's application for declarations, that the restrictive covenants continued to affect its property and were, in principle, enforceable by injunction by any or all the defendants against the claimant. It held that the defendants were not disentitled, by reason of the conduct of their own predecessors in title, from enforcing the restrictive covenants against the claimant, even if one of more of the collateral owners had committed breaches of the covenants.

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