February 2017

Media Release

HS2 has finally received Royal Assent this week and the impending commencement of works could cause a ‘scramble’ for business properties in the Birmingham region, according to an expert on the new line.


High Speed 2 Phase One receives Royal Assent

Just 1,185 days after the hybrid Bill was first published it has finally received Royal Assent. Our team has been involved every step of the way, negotiating assurances and agreements on behalf of clients, giving evidence to select committees and working hard to obtain certainty for the various businesses that we represent.


No clawing back HS2 costs through regeneration opportunities

The Government will not be able to claw back any of the £55bn projected costs on HS2 through regeneration opportunities created by the scheme, following a decision by MPs. Jonathan Stott, Managing Director of Gateley Hamer with significant experience working for businesses affected by HS2, said MPs has rubber-stamped changes recently proposed by the House […]