Electricity North West Ltd v G Park Skelmersdale Ltd

Electricity – Overhead lines. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, dismissed an appeal against the determination of the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) regarding the valuation date on which compensation was to be calculated for the diminution in value of land attributable to overhead power lines. The compensation payable under the deed of grant which had permitted the overhead power line was for the diminution in value of an asset, that asset being the value of the land with full planning permission, including the approval of reserved matters.

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