If you are unfortunate enough to own or lease land or buildings that are subject to a Compulsory Purchase Scheme in the UK you will need professional advice. The Law relating to these matters is set out in a number of Acts of Parliament and a detailed knowledge is required.
The Heygate Estate, London SE17
Undergoing Major Redevelopment as part of the Elephant and Castle Regeneration Programme - Surveyline acted for Long Leaseholders between 2006 and 2008 representing a number of owners on the Estate in negotiations with Southwark Council.
If your Home or business is being acquired
There are several heads of Claim which must be prepared and proved by evidence.
If part of your land is required it may be possible to require the Authority to take the whole in certain circumstances.
You may have suffered loss of value due to noise,fumes,or additional street lighting by virtue of the construction of a new highway or the alteration of an existing road and there are provisions for Compensation for this under the Land Compensation Act of 1973.
The good news is that in compensation matters your professional fees are normally paid by the Acquiring Authority.
CONTACT US now in order that we may place you in touch with a Professional Chartered Surveyor to act on your behalf.