Lippiatt v South Gloucestershire County Council [2000]

Facts

  • The defendants allowed some gypsies to reside on their land, which was adjacent to the claimant’s land
  • The gypsies caused a nuisance on the claimant’s land

Issue

Decision

  • Yes

Reasoning

  • The council’s land was used as a base for the nuisance and there was no highway involved, direct adjacency
  • Subtle distinction as Hussain likely decided wrongly
RELATED CASE  Wheeler v JJ Saunders [1996]

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