Restrictive covenants


Guide to the law on restrictive covenants in England and Wales. Please click on the graphic to enlarge it.



Basic Land law: civil  How restrictive covenants are created — What types of restriction can be imposed — When they will be passed on to later owners of land — How they may become unenforceable — How they can be altered or cancelled by current landowners — The rôle of the Lands Chamber in altering and cancelling restrictive covenants, and the significance of planning policy — How restrictive covenants can be enforced.

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