Policy paper

HS2 Phase One Compulsory Purchase: General Vesting Declarations for Staffordshire

Information, deeds and plans relating to the compulsory purchase of properties in Saffordshire via the General Vesting Declarations.



The General Vesting Declarations (GVD) are prepared under compulsory purchase powers granted to the Secretary of State for Transport under Section 4 of the High Speed Rail (London to West Midlands) Act 2017.

Ownership of the land defined in the GVD will transfer to the Secretary of State for Transport on the vesting date. You can find additional information on compulsory purchase and compensation to landowners in our compulsory purchase system guidance.

Published 8 April 2019