August 2015

Beyond the tipping point: Time for HS2 to acquire land in earnest

There is a tipping point for every project when certainty that the project will be delivered begins to outweigh the risk of acquiring land and property on a speculative basis. For HS2 the tipping point has been reached. There is no doubt now that Phase 1 of the project will proceed and HS2 Ltd is duty-bound to achieve best value for the public purse. That means acquiring land now.


Media Release: National Grid mail shot – don’t get caught out

Landowners across the UK are being urged to ‘think twice’ before signing documents that could potentially limit the value of their land if it is to be developed. National Grid has issued letters to landowners where its infrastructure – such as pylons – is situated on their property, as part of an exercise to update […]