What the Waistell vs Network Rail case means for you…

What the Waistell vs Network Rail case means for you… We have all heard about the landmark Japanese Knotweed case of Mr Waistell v Network Rail, but what exactly was the precedent which was set following the hearing? Japanese Knotweed was typically used by Network Rail to stabilise railway embankments in the past, and due to this, most railways in […]

Neighbours with Knotweed – a guide to avoid disputes

  Neighbours with Knotweed – a guide to avoid disputes Your home is your castle. And if you are particularly house proud, you will know that the outside of your home is just as important as the interior. So what should you do when you notice Japanese Knotweed growing in the property next door? Ideally, you will get in touch […]

What is a P35 Expert Report?

What is a P35 Expert Report? A P35 Expert Report is a legal document which is produced in court. It includes all of the information about your particular case of Japanese Knotweed. You would normally need a P35 Expert Report when Japanese Knotweed has crossed a boundary or has caused some liability for one of the parties. This would include […]

Japanese Knotweed vs Property

Japanese Knotweed vs Property… Property Damage Landlords are being advised to familiarise themselves with the dangers of the troublesome weed. Japanese Knotweed affects around 5% of all properties in the UK. It has the potential to cause structural damage to buildings and walls. This means around 1,250,000 properties are currently affected by Japanese Knotweed! Japanese Knotweed is estimated to be […]