HS2 rural support zone schemes: guidance and application form

Information about the HS2 rural support zone schemes and how you can apply.



There are 2 schemes available in the rural support zone:

  • cash offer
  • voluntary purchase

The rural support zone is the area that starts at the outer border of safeguarding and stops 120 metres from the centre line of the HS2 railway in rural areas. You should read the above guidance to determine whether you are eligible to apply for 1 of the above schemes prior to submitting an application.

You can also find out further information relating to the rural support zone schemes in the following section:

Published 16 January 2015
Last updated 8 June 2018 + show all updates
  1. Guidance document updated
  2. Guidance document updated
  3. Guidance form updated to include phase 2b
  4. RSZ guidance notes and application form updated
  5. First published.