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Japanese knotweed - Changing Perceptions?

Japanese Knotweed - Changing Perceptions? 

In conjunction with YouGov PLC we’ve monitored consumer perceptions relating to Japanese knotweed over the last three years. Here we highlight some interesting trends. Click here

By Nicolas Seal. Published May 2019

Network Rail Appeal against Japanese Knotweed ruling Unanimously Dismissed

Network Rail Appeal against Japanese Knotweed ruling Unanimously Dismissed by Court of Appeal

An article detailing the results of the recent Network Rail appeal against the Japanese Knotweed ruling and the legal implications moving forward. Click here

By Rodger Burnett, Dorothea Antzoulatos and Donna Dewberry of Charles Lyndon Solicitors. Published November 2018

Costs for removal and treatment of knotweed

Knotweed Treatment And Removal Costs

An information paper on the costs of treating varying quantities of knotweed infested land - from data Environet has obtained on a large number of projects. Click here

Environet data obtained from a large number of projects. Published March 2018

Field trials investigating the containment of Japanese knotweed

Field Trials Investigating the Containment of Japanese Knotweed

A summary paper about field trials, carried out by Environet UK Ltd and DuPont, for containing Japanese knotweed - Click here

by Nicolas Seal of Environet UK Ltd - Published January 2018

House sellers not disclosing knotweed

Beware the Seller that Doesn't Disclose Knotweed.

Article about house sellers not disclosing knotweed and what to do if you are the victim of misrepresentation - Click here

An expert's view by Rodger Burnett at Charles Lyndon solicitors. Published December 2017

YouGov research undertaken for Environet

Japanese Knotweed Research Survey carried out by YouGov.

A survey on Japanese knotweed awareness amongst adults in Britain was carried out by YouGov plc on behalf of Environet UK Ltd in May 2017 - Click here

Summary and comment are provided by Nic Seal, Managing Director of Environet.

Maximising the Development Value of Land affected by Japanese knotweed.

Maximising the Development Value of Land Affected by Japanese Knotweed.

If you are looking to buy or sell development land you should be aware that Japanese knotweed can significantly reduce its value.

Here Nic Seal, Managing Director of Environet, explains why - Click here