Bonham-Carter v Hyde Park Hotel: 1948

References: (1948) 64 TLR 177
Coram: Goddard LCJ
Ratio: A party claiming damage for breach of a covenant to repair in a lease must prove that damage.
Jurisdiction: England and Wales
This case is cited by:

  • Cited – Crewe Services and Investment Corporation v Silk CA (Times 02-Jan-98, Bailii, [1997] EWCA Civ 2872, [1998] 35 EG 81)
    The landlord brought proceedings against the tenant for failure to keep his tenanted farm in a good state of repair. The judge awarded the cost of the landlord doing the repairs himself, making no discount for the possibility that the tenant might . .
  • Cited – Latimer and Another v Carney and others CA (Bailii, [2006] EWCA Civ 1417)
    The landlords appealed disissal of their request for relief against their tenants for non-repair of the premises. The judge had held that the landlord had not provided appropriate evidence of the damage and costs of repair which it claimed.

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