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Japanese knotweed removal Norwich

Knotweed Commercial Removal in Norwich

Posted by Admin - Jul 2016

When Japanese knotweed was spotted on a residential development in Norwich, Norfolk, Japanese Knotweed Ltd was called in to remove the problem. The client required the site to be ready for development without the risk (presence of) Japanese knotweed, which was located to the front corner of the property.

Japanese knotweed Grantham

National Trust Project in Grantham

Posted by Admin - Jul 2016

Japanese Knotweed Ltd are happy to be working for The National Trust to treat Giant knotweed on land in Grantham, Lincolnshire. The Giant knotweed is infesting a 1200m2 area constrained by woodland and water. The 5 year Knotweed Management Plan (KMP) will see effective control with the use of herbicide achieved within 3 years, with a further 2 years of monitoring for any re-growth.

Japanese knotweed ASBO

Anti-Social Behaviour Powers and Knotweed

Posted by Admin - Jul 2016

The UK Government Home Office has released an advisory notice stating that the new ‘Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014’, can be used to serve notices which require an individual or company to take action to control Japanese knotweed, meaning you could receive an ASBO for failing to control the spread of Japanese knotweed. Citing the notice we provide further detail below:

Japanese knotweed mortgage

Banks Confirm Lending Policy for Knotweed

Posted by Admin - Jul 2016

Sources at two of the UKs major mortgage lenders (Santander and Barclays) have recently advised that they do not automatically decline property where a valuer has reported the presence of knotweed.

TA6 form - disclosure of Japanese knotweed

Japanese Knotweed Disclosure

Posted by Admin - Jul 2016

Property Information Form (TA6) forms part of the contract documentation when you are selling your home. It requires the seller to disclose information about the property. The 3rd Edition of the TA6 form came into effect a few weeks ago and now includes new questions on Japanese knotweed.