Sunderlands has acted for many clients affected by schemes where an acquiring authority or statutory undertaker has compulsory acquisition powers. Recently and most notably, has been the National Grid gas pipeline that passed through South Wales and Herefordshire whereby Sunderlands team of professionals acted for a large number of landowners negotiating the best possible financial settlements. Other schemes have included acting in various projects revolving around new water pipelines, drainage schemes, road schemes and telecommunication masts
In most cases the professional fees will be paid by the utility company or acquiring authority. As a firm of Chartered Surveyors, Sunderlands has the knowledge and experience to ensure that clients are properly represented and compensated for any disturbance or losses that may occur.
For assistance please contact one of the Rural professional team below.