Compensation when a road affects your property's value


You can apply for compensation if the value of your property goes down because of pollution or disturbance from the use of a new or altered road.

This is known as a ‘Part I claim’.

When you can claim

You can claim after a road’s been open to traffic for 1 year.

How to claim

  1. Check you have a valid claim.

  2. Check where to send your claim.

You can make a claim yourself or use an agent (eg a professional property valuer or claims company) to claim for you.