Co-operative Insurance v Argyll Stores [1997]


  • Argyll stores breached a covenant to keep their Safeway store open


  • Could the¬†claimant landlord attain an order for specific performance to require the store to be reopened?


  • No


  • Specific performance will not be ordered where such an order would require the running of a store at a loss, just to avoid contempt proceedings
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