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CPO Basics – What’s all the fuss about?

Compulsory Purchase Orders might not seem the most glamorous of topics, but with the urgent need for more homes, and a new Prime Minister showing great enthusiasm for big infrastructure projects, now’s the time to get to grips with CPOs whether you’re a promoter, landowner or have any other interest in property. In this short

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Secretary of State left feeling sheepish over Shepherd’s Bush Market CPO

In Horada v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government the Court of Appeal has overturned a High Court decision relating to the Compulsory Purchase Order for the redevelopment of Shepherd’s Bush Market.  The Court of Appeal has held that market traders who objected to the CPO were substantially prejudiced by the failure of

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HS2: on track or running out of steam?

The HS2 project attracted renewed controversy last week when Lord Mandelson described the project as an “expensive mistake” and likely to damage the northern regions of England it is intended to help. Mandelson’s intervention is significant because he was closely involved in the last government’s initial launch of the scheme; his change of heart suggests