Infrastructure work being carried out on farmland © Rex Features
Critical infrastructure projects requiring the acquisition of private land is pitching farmers into David versus Goliath battles. Farmers Weekly asked experts how landowners can avoid getting bulldozed by corporations. Nuclear power stations, transport links and energy network upgrades are just a few of the large-scale engineering projects that are becoming more common in the UK. Strutt & Parker’s land management partner Rhodri Thomas says that 40 years after privatisation, the development of privately owned public services has changed the playing field […]