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Compulsory Purchase

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Compulsory Purchase

“Our team of compulsory purchase experts can be on hand to guide you through what can be stressful and disruptive process and offer you impartial sound advice whilst acting in your best interest.”

Compulsory Purchase can be used to acquire property and rights over or under property for a variety of purposes whether for a new road or rail network or simply to install a new gas or water main. The legislation which bestows these rights to acquiring authorities and allows for compensation is complex. Our members have specialist knowledge of compulsory purchase and the calculation and negotiation of compensation payments.
PAI members can offer expert advice on all manner of issues relating to compulsory purchase including:

Road Schemes
Railways
Airports
Oil and Gas Pipelines
Utility Projects
Regeneration projects

Because PAI has an extensive network of member firms across the United Kingdom we are uniquely positioned to be able to draw on the expertise of over 500 qualified surveyors which have an unrivalled knowledge of the local property market ensuring fair representation and can give compulsory purchase advice on a full range of different types of property including commercial premises, agricultural land and residential property. Our Compulsory Purchase surveyors can:

Advise you on your rights and options under compulsory purchase
Make representations to consultations
Negotiate accommodation works
Prepare and negotiation compensation claims
Advise on compound licences and leases

For further information on how PAI can help you, please contact your local member firm using the dropdown search menu above. For national enquiries, contact:

Compulsory Purchase Lead – Edward Tabner

Email: edward.tabner@cheffins.co.uk
Tel: 01353 654922
Mobile: 07788 312467