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a company had a 50 year lease on a pipe line that has now run

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a company had a 50 year lease on a pipe line that has now run out. no new lease was granted how much notice do I have to give before I remove it.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Property Law
Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.
When did they make payments in terms of frequency for the rent please?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

no rent paid to me I bought the land 6 years lease ran out 4 years ago no rent was paid to previous owner.

Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Thank you. What did the release say about renewal if anything?
When was rent meant to be paid?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

on my deeds it states 50 years from 1960 to be paid 2 yearly. no money has been paid to me. when the lease ends pipe should be remove and land made good or if rent is not paid. I did ask my solicitor some 5 years ago and investigated matter in some detail and was in the clear opinion that the lease would not have the protection of the landlord and tenant act 1954.do you think this the case and if so how much notice should I give before removing, sorry for the delay

paul

Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Ok. You should give 3 months notice given the length of time it has been there.
Does that help?
Alex
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

many thanks alex.

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Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
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