Compulsory Purchase


A Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) is a legal function which allows certain bodies (such as Local Authorities, Housing Associations and Development Corporations also known as Acquiring Authorities) to obtain land or property without the consent of the owners.

Are you affected by a Compulsory Purchase Order or do you need assistance to help deliver your scheme?

Roger Hannah & Co are Compulsory Purchase Order specialists and can help you through this process. As a Practice we act for both scheme promoters and residential | business claimants and can:

  • Guide you through the complex statutory processes involved with a CPO
  • Provide you with strategic advice
  • Call upon extensive experience in valuation and development matters

We are focused on understanding the needs of clients.  This enables us to provide a high quality service in a timely and effective manner.  This focused approach ensures our clients receive added value.

Latest Case studies

Compulsory Acquisition of an Asset of Community Value (ACV) »

Roger Hannah & Co. has recently advised South Cambridgeshire District Council on a property held as an Asset of Community Value (ACV).

A556 Knutsford to Bowden Improvement Scheme »

Following approval granted by way of a Development Consent Order (DCO) in 2014, the new A556 link road officially opened to traffic on 6th March 2017. During this time our CPO team at Roger Hannah & Co has acted on behalf of clients with properties affected by the construction of the new road.

HS2 Update – Phase 2B »

Since the route of Phase 2B was announced in November 2016, our specialist team at Roger Hannah & Co has been acting on behalf of a number of clients whose properties are affected by HS2.

Latest News

Roger Hannah & Co Boosts Team With Senior Promotion » 13th November 2017

We are delighted to announce the promotion of Stephen Lashmar to Director to mark his contribution to Roger Hannah & Co.

Changes to the Home Loss Payment » 18th October 2017

On 1st October 2017 the Home Loss Payment (Prescribed Amounts) (England) Regulations 2017 (No.769) came into force.

Compulsory Purchase Roadshow Workshop » 18th August 2017

Roger Hannah & Co have taken to the road with TLT Solicitors and Barton Wilmore to deliver a series of interactive workshops for Local Authorities focusing on the use of compulsory purchase powers.