Compensation & Compulsory Purchase

Our compensation team provide specialist advice in property compensation and compulsory purchase orders (CPO) to assist land and property owners affected by new roads, pipelines and cables.

When we can help

  • Oil, gas and water pipes, electricity pylons & lines, cables and fibre optics
  • Land taken for new roads and road improvements by compulsory purchase order (CPO) or sale, flood alleviation schemes
  • Sewage treatment works, water pumping stations
  • New lettings and lease renewals for mobile phone masts
  • Whenever your land or property is to be affected by utilities or third party
  • Ensuring you are properly compensated for both immediate and future losses
  • Early planning to minimise the impact of the scheme on your business
  • Negotiation of accommodation works
  • Negotiation of terms of easements and wayleaves

Why JHWalter

  • We have the benefit of having worked for both landowners and utility companies, and understand the concerns of both parties to a claim
  • Our team brings together the necessary skills in all aspects of compulsory purchase and compensation to minimise the impact on your business
  • Professionals with experience of multiple schemes
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and qualified members of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (CAAV), “Professionals in the Countryside”
  • We will always try to recover all our fees from whoever is paying the compensation


Ellie Allwood

BSc (Hons) LL.M FRICS FAAV Partner,
Chartered Surveyor
01522 504 320
07919 694 227
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Ellie Allwood

Timothy Atkinson

BSc (Hons) MRICS FAAV Partner,
Chartered Surveyor
01522 504 313
07919 694 224
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Timothy Atkinson

Ambrose Fowler

MRICS FAAV MRAC Consultant Chartered Surveyor 01522 504 308
07976 879 024
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Ambrose Fowler