Kensal Rise Library row exposes ambiguity of ‘reverter’ clauses

Kensal Rise Library

The freeholds of two public libraries in north-west London have returned to their original owner under a little-known Victorian law, sparking a row between the council and a community group that wants to run one of the facilities “at no cost to the council”.

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