Find out what common land is, how to deal with it and essential aspects to take into account. This ancient subject dates back to the first Act of Parliament in 1235 and the session will cover:

  • Historical context
  • Ownership of common land
  • What is common land
  • Management of common land
  • Types of common land
  • Works on common land
  • Register of common land and the Commons Act 2006
  • De-registration of common land
Public area with trees and a large pond


Thursday 3 October, 2:00pm – 3:30pm


Members: £45 + VAT
Non-Members: £50 + VAT

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About the Trainer

Roger Taylor is the Senior Partner of Wellers Hedleys Solicitors, a firm based in Surrey which has an extensive practice dealing with parish and town councils in England. He lectures on subjects such as common land, village greens and charitable trusts for the SLCC and on other matters relating to the practice and procedure of parish and town councils for a number of County Associations.

Roger Taylor, Wellars Hedleys

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