Property affected by HS2

This section provides details on aspects of the HS2 project related to property, such as relevant consultations and the need to sell scheme.

Visit the HS2: Claim Compensation section for more information.


Safeguarding is an established part of the planning process, designed to ensure that land which has been identified for major infrastructure projects is protected from conflicting developments.

For more information you can visit our dedicated HS2 safeguarding section.

Property Maps

You can view these maps to help you understand which property schemes you may be eligible to apply to.

Exceptional hardship and Need to sell



  1. HS2 Phase 2b Crewe to Manchester, West Midlands to Leeds: property consultation 2016

    • Consultation outcome
  2. HS2 property consultation 2014

    • Consultation outcome
  3. HS2 property compensation consultation 2013

    • Consultation outcome
  4. HS2 Phase Two exceptional hardship scheme consultation

    • Consultation outcome
  5. HS2 Phase One property compensation 2012

    • Consultation outcome

Residents' Commissioner

You can find information about the HS2 Residents’ Commissioner on the dedicated collection page.

You can contact the Residents’ Commissioner by email:

  1. HS2 residents' charter

    • Policy paper
  2. HS2 Residents’ Commissioner report 8

    • Independent report
  3. HS2 Residents’ Commissioner report 7

    • Independent report
  4. HS2 Residents’ Commissioner report 6 - March 2017

    • Independent report
  5. HS2 Residents’ Commissioner report 5 - September 2016

    • Independent report
  6. HS2 Residents’ Commissioner report 4 - May 2016

    • Independent report
  7. HS2 Residents’ Commissioner report 3 - February 2016

    • Independent report
  8. HS2 Residents’ Commissioner report 2 - September 2015

    • Independent report
  9. HS2 Residents’ Commissioner report 1 - May 2015

    • Independent report
Published 1 January 2014
Last updated 24 July 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated to inlcude latest Phase 2b information
  2. Residents' Commissioner report 6 added
  3. First published.