Restrictive Covenant

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Restrictive covenants rarely used, claim property agents

By Ellie Bothwell

Pub property agents have defended the practices of large pub companies and claimed that restrictive covenants are rarely used, after the Local Government Association (LGA) last week called for a ban on the measure, which forces pubs to change use after...

ALMR opposes blanket ban on restrictive covenants

ALMR opposes blanket ban on restrictive covenants

By John Harrinton, M&C Report

The Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) has urged action on the use of restrictive covenants on pub sales, but fell short of calling for a blanket ban.

CAMRA urges restrictive covenants ban

CAMRA urges restrictive covenants ban

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has called on the Government to ban the practice of selling pubs with restrictive covenants that force change of use.

Peter Coulson: 'Be wary of different types of covenant'

Pub sales: the right to restrict

By Peter Coulson

It is no surprise to me that certain breweries and other owners are continuing to reserve their right to impose a restrictive covenant when pubs are sold, writes Peter Coulson.

William Lees-Jones: I don't think MPs know what they are talking about

Brewery boss slates MPs over covenants

By John Harrington

A prominent regional brewer has mounted a robust defence of using restrictive covenants in pub sales — saying MPs that want them banned "don't know...

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Thwaites sells pub under covenant

By Gemma McKenna

North-east brewer Thwaites has sold a Blackburn pub on the condition that it will not be run as a pub again — the new owner plans to convert it to...

L-R: Mike Benner, Patrick Hall MP, Greg Mulholland MP, Jonathan Mail, Ben Chapman MP (photo: M Dodds)

'Restrictive covenants on pubs a disgrace'

By Ewan Turney

Restrictive covenants on pubs being sold are a "revolver to the head" of local authorities but small changes in planning could make a huge difference...