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 are Compulsory Purchase Order specialists and can help you through this process.

As a firm we act for both scheme promoters and business or residential claimants and can guide you through the complex statutory processes involved with a CPO, provide you with strategic advice and call upon extensive experience in both valuation and development matters.

Scheme Promoters

We have in depth experience in working with public authorities to make schemes happen from inception to delivery.


Scheme Promoters

We can represent public authorities in one off problem compensation cases involving Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) proceedings.

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CPO Case Studies


Roger Hannah represented the interests of Ceramic Tiles Limited one of the leading regional tile importers.  Ceramic Tiles Limited is…

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Compulsory Acquisition of an Asset of Community Value (ACV)

Roger Hannah has recently advised South Cambridgeshire District Council on a property held as an…

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A556 Knutsford to Bowden Improvement Scheme

Following approval granted by way of a Development Consent Order (DCO) in 2014, the new A556 link road…

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Recent CPO News

Promotions of Angela Juszczyk & Steven Whittle

We are delighted with the promotions of Angela Juszczyk and Steven Whittle. …

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Roger Hannah Boosts Team With Senior Promotion

Roger Hannah, one of the largest independent Chartered Surveying firms in the North West and based in the…

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Changes to the Home Loss Payment

On 1st October 2017 the Home Loss Payment (Prescribed Amounts) (England) Regulations 2017 came into…

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