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The Bridgewater Canal Co Ltd v Geo Networks Ltd [2010] EWCA Civ 1348 [2010] PLSCS 305 [2010] 49 EG 79 (CS)

DATE: 30 Nov 2010

Communications network operator - Right to carry out works - Consideration -Appellant operator wanting to lay additional cable through duct under canal - Respondent leaseholder seeking payment for right to carry out works - Whether any right to demand payment - Whether respondent as party controlling land entitled to sum reflecting value of right to retain works on completion. See full details by clicking here.

Nicholas Dowding QC and Nicholas Taggart (instructed by LG) appeared for the appellant; Jonathan Small QC and Oliver Radley-Gardner (instructed by Wake Smith & Tofields) appeared for the respondent.