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RICS CPD Day North Wales

RICS CPD Day North Wales

Posted by Admin - Feb 2017

Japanese Knotweed Ltd has been asked to provide a presentation at the upcoming RICS CPD Day in Deganwy, North Wales on 21 March 2017.

Why have a Knotweed Survey?

Why have a Knotweed Survey?

Posted by Admin - Feb 2017

Last week we posted news that Network Rail lost a legal case brought against them as a result of allowing Japanese knotweed to spread from their land onto the claimants neighbouring private property.

If you believe that you have Japanese knotweed on your property, or close to your property, and would like to understand the risks you will probably need a specialist knotweed survey.

Network Rail lose knotweed encroachment court battle, Maesteg

Network Rail's Knotweed Headache

Posted by Admin - Feb 2017

February 2017 has seen Network Rail lose a legal case brought against them as a result of allowing Japanese knotweed to spread from their land onto the claimants neighbouring private property in Maesteg, South Wales. The court ruled that the claimant had suffered a loss of enjoyment (loss of amenity use) and devaluation of the property due to the presence of knotweed. Network Rail are now set to pay the claimant a monetary sum to cover these losses and provide a treatment programme with guarantee for the knotweed.

Japanese knotweed Birmingham

Monster Knotweed on Birmingham Property

Posted by Admin - Sep 2016

A recent news article was published on the 28th August 2016 about a Birmingham property owner whose property is swamped by Japanese Knotweed.  The property owner is having problems selling or re-mortgaging their property due to a large infestation of knotweed on her neighbour’s premises. The neighbour’s property is owned by a Housing Association. The Housing Association has failed to manage the problem and seem to be ignoring request to deal with the knotweed.

Common property horrors

Are These Lurking In Your Property?

Posted by Admin - Jul 2016

Are you concerned that your property may be hiding some “horrors” that could potentially cost you thousands of pounds? Then see below for a brief guide to some of the most common.