Tel: 01792 548 258 Professional Wayleave Advice for land and property owners within the UK
Have you been asked to grant permission for a new electricity pole, overhead line, line support or buried cable to be installed on your property and to sign a NEW Electricity Wayleave or CHANGE an existing wayleave? - PLEASE DO NOT.
We advise against signing any standard electricity wayleave to allow NEW apparatus to be installed upon your property or to allow EXISTING lines/cables to be modified. We advise that you contact Wayleave.co.uk as soon as ANY wayleave is requested for any length of new overhead electricity line or buried cable, staywire, pole or pylon to be installed on your property.
The 1989 Electricity Act applies to 5-metres of underground service cable below the drive of a semi-detached house (e.g. to supply a new plot being built on adjacent land) in exactly the same way that it applies to a 400,000-volt pylon line running through a 300 acre, managed estate.
The 1989 Act applies to EVERY ELECTRICITY WAYLEAVE. It doesn't matter how small the electricity company's scheme is, if you sign an electricity wayleave - that wayleave can bind you and any future owner of your land or property. A future owner doesn't even need to accept a penny in wayleave rent - a previous wayleave can bind them, irrespective.
I find as a fact that although the wayleave consents are by their terms expressed to be terminable, all the electricity board's structures over and under the Estate are permanent structures unlikely to be removed for the foreseeable future.
Owners should obtain appropriate professional advice before allowing electricity apparatus to be installed or repositioned on their property.
Owners can benefit from our intervention at the outset to ensure they are not disadvantaged in the process.
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