Policy paper

Property and compensation: HS2 Phase 2a information papers

The rights of land and property owners affected by the High Speed Two, West Midlands to Crewe, route.



Series C of our information papers describes how as a businesses or landowner you can access information about compensation and rights relating to:

  • compulsory purchase (and the context for considering compulsory purchase of land undertaken in the public interest)
  • how businesses directly affected will be provided with help to relocate
  • how landowners will be compensated for the acquisition of their land
  • safeguarding, statutory blight and generalised blight
  • approach to accessing sites for surveys and ground settlement as a result of tunnelling activities
Published 17 July 2017
Last updated 19 April 2018 + show all updates
  1. The C series of the Information Papers have been revised.
  2. Paper C11 added
  3. First published.