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This blog publicised the public consultation, which ran February to July 2011

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Exceptional Hardship Scheme and Property Blight

This blog entry advises on options available for people whose property is affected by HS2 proposals.

The Exceptional Hardship Scheme (EHS) allows you to apply for the Government to buy your property and is currently open. It helps people who urgently need to sell their properties now and who have found that they are unable to do so because of the high speed rail proposals.

If HS2 proposals go ahead, statutory property blight provisions would apply to people whose property would need to be purchased in order to build or operate HS2. People who qualify can require the Government to bring forward that purchase.

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July 18, 2011 at 4:35 pm

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Planning and legislation

Average number of long distance trips per person per year

More information about the HS2 consultation. Planning and Legislation factsheets include:

  • Alternative Routes Considered – “Route 1.5” Via Heathrow
  • Alternative Routes Considered – “Route 2.5”
  • Alternative Routes Considered – “Route 4”
  • Arrangements for dealing with property blight
  • Connecting to Heathrow
  • Exceptional Hardship Scheme
  • Fares on Long Distance Rail and HS2 (London to West Midlands)
  • Forward Timetable
  • Future Demand for Long Distance Travel
  • Government Hybrid Bills
  • Summary of the HS2 Economic Case

Read the factsheet introduction, and access the full factsheet using the links below.

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Written by HS2 Ltd

May 18, 2011 at 10:13 am