The phrase "[this house] is considered one of the finest houses of its period in the country" ought to ring alarm bells when an application for housing development is made, especially when applied to a Grade I listed, C18th Palladian Mansion.
The system of land registration in this country was introduced in 1925. Different parts of the country became compulsorily registerable at different times and it was not until 2003 that it became compulsory for the whole country.
Hot on the heels of the new suite of JCT Contracts that were released steadily over the course of the last year, an updated suite of New Engineering Contracts (NEC) have just been announced and are set to be released this summer.
The question of when a GP partnership should put a lease of the surgery in place comes up frequently, usually where the makeup of the group of partners (or former partners) who own the surgery is not the same as the medical partners.
Letting out a room in your surgery can help generate income and improve the services available to patients. Many GPs, as well as other healthcare professionals do this frequently and there are important considerations to bear in mind before letting a TPO.