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Network Rail entangled in Japanese knotweed payouts

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Rhodri Clark
17 February 2017
Japanese knotweed: Network Rail must pay compensation to householders
Japanese knotweed: Network Rail must pay compensation to householders

 

Network Rail is considering its options after a court ruled it was liable for reductions in house prices caused by Japanese knotweed on its land.

Two residents of Maesteg, South Wales, claimed the invasive plant had spread from a railway embankment and halved the value of their homes.

After a four-day hearing, County Court Recorder Andrew Grubb ordered Network Rail to pay each of the residents £4,320 for knotweed treatment and £10,000 in recognition of the drop in house...

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