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Sherwill Forbes Maximising income from electricity substations

Maximising income from electricity substations

Sherwill Drake Forbes is the industry leader within the specialist field of negotiating new substation leases. Our aim is to maximise your income from the substation on your property. Substation…

Sherwill Forbes Pylon & Power Lines Compensation

Pylon & Power Lines Compensation

Overhead power lines can significantly reduce the value of property. Sherwill Drake Forbes is a specialist firm of Chartered Surveyors which can agree compensation for property owners. Is your land…

Sherwill Forbes Guide to Part1 Claims

Guide to Part1 Claims

Part 1 forms part of the Land Compensation Act 1973. Compensation can be claimed by people who own and also occupy property that has been reduced in value by physical…

Sherwill Forbes Houghton Regis – Case Study

Houghton Regis – Case Study

As part of the urban expansion of land to the North of Houghton Regis and in partnership with other landowners, a mixed use scheme to include employment land, a school,…

Sherwill Forbes Fibre Optics on Pylons

Fibre Optics on Pylons

The telecommunications industry has undergone major changes from early fibre optic network investment with significant growth in the 1990’s and the ‘dot com’ and telecoms crash in 2001/2002. Problems in…

Sherwill Forbes Surveyor Placement Opportunity

Surveyor Placement Opportunity

Who we are: Sherwill Drake Forbes is an independent firm of Chartered Surveyors, specialising in Planning, Development, Utilities and Infrastructure for a wide range of rural based clients. With continued…

Sherwill Forbes Asset Management

Asset Management

A large number of our clients, including farms and rural estates, housing associations and development companies, have extensive land portfolios. Within these portfolios there are often multiple utilities present, many…

Sherwill Forbes Electricity – What is Injurious Affection?

Electricity – What is Injurious Affection?

Injurious Affection occurs where land and property is adversely affected by Statutory Schemes causing a decrease in the freehold market value. Commonly, for the electricity sector, Injurious Affection forms part…

Sherwill Forbes Utility Leases & Rent Reviews – Why bother?

Utility Leases & Rent Reviews – Why bother?

Utility Assets held on commercial leases come in all shapes and sizes but commonly small areas of land are leased for the siting of electricity substations, gas governors or sometimes…

Sherwill Forbes Rail Electrification

Rail Electrification

Network Rail is well advanced with plans to electrify the Great Western Railway between London and Bristol, including Newbury and Oxford, by 2016 and to Cardiff by 2017. The electrification…