HS2 ‘don’t know’ numbers of homes facing demolition on new South Yorkshire route

HS2 officials have admitted they do not know how many homes could be demolished on their revised high-speed rail line through South Yorkshire.

Jane Ivey, Freedom of Information manager for HS2 Ltd, said the organisation did not hold information about how many homes and businesses fell within ‘safeguarding zones’ on the new route making them potentially subject to demolition when the route is built.

She said: “This is because safeguarding directions have not been decided for the recommended route in South Yorkshire and there has been no requirement to calculate the number of properties along this part of the route that fall within a set distance of the proposed railway line.”

Read on… http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/hs2-don-t-know-numbers-of-homes-facing-demolition-on-new-south-yorkshire-route-1-8066928

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1 thought on “HS2 ‘don’t know’ numbers of homes facing demolition on new South Yorkshire route

  1. “there has been no requirement to calculate the number of properties along this part of the route that fall within a set distance of the proposed railway line.”
    This is called planning?

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