Landlords must independently intend to complete redevelopment in order to oppose tenancy renewal

In an eagerly awaited judgment, the Supreme Court confirmed on 5th December 2018 that a landlord must intend to demolish or reconstruct premises independently of the tenant’s statutory claim to a new tenancy, in order to rely on ground (f) of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954: S Franses Limited v. The Cavendish Hotel (London) Limited [2018] UKSC 62.

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