LTA 1954: procedures for renewal of a lease

This note explains the procedures to be used where either the landlord or the tenant wish to initiate renewal of a business lease under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954.

The note examines:

  • The procedure for serving a section 25 notice.
  • The procedure for serving a section 26 request.
  • Applications to the court.

For information on the procedures for termination of business tenancies without renewal, see Practice note, LTA 1954: procedures for termination of a lease without renewal.


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