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Wooden poles & power line compensation

Things have changed rather drastically since 2014 in relation to compensation for wooden poles and lines strung between them. The industry is still rather disorganised with some electricity companies still not accepting wooden pole claims, and others accepting and settling wooden pole claims in a very straightforward fashion. To help you decide if you may be [...]

By |2018-07-11T08:53:49+00:00March 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What exactly am I being compensated for?

What exactly am I being compensated for? This is a good question and one that some people may not fully understand the answer to. The law makes it clear that where powerlines or pylons cross over or encroach onto a person’s land and where there is no pre-existing permanent legal right for those powerlines or pylons to [...]

By |2018-07-11T08:53:49+00:00February 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Living near power lines and pylons – Health Risks

In a recent study, it was apparently found that children who live near overhead power lines do not have an increased risk of developing leukaemia (source: www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-26068363). We are not here to prove or dispute the validity of these findings at all. We are not experienced nor qualified to be able to speak on the issue [...]

By |2018-07-11T08:53:50+00:00May 29th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Landlords, Housing Associations & Developers Also Welcome

The majority of our clients (by number) are residential homeowners without a doubt,  however our biggest and most valuable cases are always those with a commercial aspect - landlords, social housing providers, housing associations and developers. The bottom line is; if you own property affected by power lines or pylons, then you may be entitled [...]

By |2018-07-11T08:53:50+00:00February 13th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why time is of the essence when claiming

A successful claim relies on one important factor - that the electricity company which owns the offending powerlines/pylon does not already have a legal right for that equipment to be there. Often, no such rights exist and compensation will be payable however rights may have been obtained historically over a piece of land by the electricity board [...]

By |2018-07-11T08:53:50+00:00January 9th, 2014|Overhead power lines|0 Comments