bamboo encroachment

Understanding the risks of invasive plant encroachment

Legal cases involving invasive plant encroachment are on the rise!

In this paper we highlight the importance of understanding the risks of invasive plant encroachment, as well as the potential legal implications that could arise as a result.

TA6 form on a desk with a laptop and cup of coffee

The TA6 Form:Understanding and mitigating knotweed risk

The Law Society’s amendment to the Explanatory
Notes accompanying the TA6 conveyancing form
changed in 2020. In order for a seller to tick “No” to
the Japanese knotweed question, they must be
certain that no rhizome (root) is present in the
ground of the property, or within 3 metres of the
boundary, even if there are no visible signs above

Start fixing your invasive plant problem today by requesting a survey

Rest assured, where invasive species are identified at an early stage and tackled correctly, problems can usually be avoided. Our specialist consultants complete thorough surveys to identify the extent of the problem. Our plans aren’t one-size-fits-all; they’re customised to tackle the invasive species at your property effectively, taking account of all of your requirements. 


Our team of experts is available between 9am and 5:30pm, Monday to Friday to answer your enquiries and advise you on the next steps

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If you already know you have an invasive plant problem, you can request a survey online in less than two minutes by providing a few brief details. A member of the team will swiftly come back to you with further information and our availability.

Need quick plant identification?

Simply upload a few images of your problem plant to our identification form and one of our invasive plant experts will take a look and let you know, free of charge what you are dealing with. We’ll also be there to help with next steps where necessary. 

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