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Why is electrical equipment occasionally situated on private land?

By | 2020-11-18T11:26:41+00:00 November 18th, 2020|

Why is electrical equipment occasionally situated on private land? Electricity is generated at power stations and then distributed by regional Distribution Network Operators across the UK. To enable Distribution Network Operators (DNO’s) to supply and distribute electricity to homes and businesses throughout the UK, it is sometimes necessary to place equipment such as cables, poles, [...]

What is the difference between a wayleave and an easement?

By | 2020-11-05T14:39:07+00:00 November 5th, 2020|

What is the difference between a wayleave and an easement? If your home’s value has been affected due to electrical equipment on or around your property, then you may be entitled to claim compensation from the Distribution Network Operator (DNO), who owns the equipment Generally speaking, the compensation will come in the [...]

The Steps of the Claims Process Explained

By | 2020-10-22T17:11:56+01:00 September 18th, 2020|

The Steps of the Claims Process Explained Since 1996, Thomson Broadbent have represented over 90,000 homeowners and landowners with property compensation claims. From our extensive experience, we have found that sometimes homeowners and landowners are reluctant to initiate a compensation claim. Often, this is due to fearing it will be an overly complicated process, take [...]

Our response to COVID-19

By | 2020-11-05T15:09:38+00:00 March 21st, 2020|

Our response to COVID-19 Firstly, we hope that this blog post finds you, your friends, family and loved ones safe and well. In these extraordinary and challenging times, and as organisations across the world respond to the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19), we wanted to update you on [...]

How We Handle Your Money

By | 2020-02-11T15:58:57+00:00 February 11th, 2020|

Client Money Handling Procedures As an RICS Regulated Firm, we have in place a "Client Money Handling Procedure" to ensure that our Client's funds are properly protected. You can view our full procedure below, or you can view read the RICS Professional Standards for Client Money Handling here. [...]

Thomson Broadbent expertise makes the difference in HS2 Blight Notice settlement

By | 2018-06-21T11:43:34+01:00 June 21st, 2018|

Thomson Broadbent expertise makes the difference in HS2 Blight Notice settlement   Thomson Broadbent LLP, the UK’s most successful RICS regulated property compensation experts have recently helped one grateful family move out of their property sitting in the middle of the adopted route for HS2. The Goss family were one of a number of property [...]

Thomson Broadbent – Regulated by RICS

By | 2018-11-20T14:57:00+00:00 December 20th, 2017|

Thomson Broadbent - Regulated by RICS Thomson Broadbent has been extremely busy throughout the year negotiating over 1000 property compensation claims on behalf of clients who have had their homes affected by new or altered roads or who have pylons and/or overhead high voltage power lines crossing their land. With our unrivalled knowledge of case [...]

HS2 Compensation – What you need to know now

By | 2020-01-06T11:32:40+00:00 July 21st, 2013|

HS2 Compensation - What you Need to Know Now   Safeguarding directions have now been made, which is predominantly connected to planning applications and possible development near the proposed railway BUT also has the effect that statutory blight provisions come into force. This means property owners affected can now compel the company to purchase their [...]