Utilities & Compensation Claim Advice
We combine expert local knowledge with national experience of providing advice on major utility projects including; overhead, underground and submarine cables, pipelines, road schemes and telecommunications throughout Scotland and the North of England.
We have over 40 years specialist experience in advising developers and landowners on utility schemes. Our services include:
Pipelines, Cables and Road Schemes
Land referencing, Access agreements, Wayleaves / Servitudes / Easements / Ground Leases and Record of Conditions (GIS Format).
Renewable Energy Utility Connections
We are currently advising a number of major developers on the options available to them for the connection of their Energy infrastructure (Onshore and Offshore) into the National Grid.
Recent instructions include; Grid Substations, AC/DC Converter stations, Site compounds, Helicopter landing areas, Section 37 of the Electricity Act 1989.
Purchase / Lease / Disposal
We are retained by various Utility Companies and Government bodies to provide professional advice / services in the strategic management of their assets.
We prepare valuations for institutions, developers and landowners on many aspects of utility projects. Members of our Energy team are Registered RICS Valuers as well as CAAV / SAAV qualified personnel.
GIS Land Ownership Data
Our clients are able to take advantage of our in-house GIS database identifying land ownerships throughout Scotland. We are able to report in GIS formats for integration into developers GIS databases.