THE CLAIMS PROCESS

Low Voltage Wayleave Process

An incredibly straightforward process that requires very little effort from you. Typically, claims take between 6 & 12 months to complete.
High Voltage Wayleave Process

A straightforward process which enables you to claim for the loss in value caused by the High Voltage Equipment
High Voltage and Extra High Voltage Easement Process

A process that enables you to claim for the permanent loss in property value caused by the electrical apparatus

Work process

LOW voltage wayleaves

Step 1. FREE ELIGIBILITY CHECK

We carry out a free no-obligation check to see if your property qualifies for a claim.

Step 2. AUTHORITY TO ACT

To progress the claim we ask you to sign an Authority to Act on your behalf

Step 3. LAND REGISTRY VALIDATION

Land Registry checks are carried out to validate ownership and check for existing legal rights for the equipment

Step 4. CLAIM SUBMITTED

A claim is submitted to the appropriate District Network Operator on your behalf

Step 5. RECEIVE WAYLEAVE

The District Network Operator sends The Powerline Advisory Group to ensure the equipment and payment noted is accurate. This is then sent to you for signature 

Step 6. PAYMENT IS MADE

Once the Wayleave has been signed by you it is forwarded on to the District Network Operator to countersign and make payment

Work process

High voltage wayleaves

Step 1. FREE ELIGIBILITY CHECK

We carry out a free no-obligation check to see if your property qualifies for a claim.

Step 2. AUTHORITY TO ACT

To progress the claim we ask you to sign an Authority to Act on your behalf

Step 3. LAND REGISTRY VALIDATION

Land Registry checks are carried out to validate ownership and check for existing legal rights for the equipment

Step 4. Valuation

A valuation noting the estimated loss in value caused by the equipment is undertaken. A site visit may be required at this stage which will be arranged with you beforehand

Step 5. CLAIM SUBMITTED

A claim is submitted to the appropriate District Network Operator on your behalf

Step 6. DNO Agent Appointed

The District Network Operator will appoint an agent (internally or externally) to handle your claim. They may also require a site visit to assess the impact. 

Step 7.Offer made

The appointed agent will make an offer to reflect the rights to retain the equipment noted in the wayleave. We will contact you to advise on the offer 

Step 8. RECEIVE WAYLEAVE

Once an offer has been accepted the District Network Operator will send the wayleave to The Powerline Advisory Group to check before forwarding to you for approval

Step 9. PAYMENT IS MADE

Once the Wayleave has been signed by you it is forwarded on to the District Network Operator to countersign and make payment

Work process

High voltage & Extra High Voltage Easements

Step 1. FREE ELIGIBILITY CHECK

We carry out a free no-obligation check to see if your property qualifies for a claim.

Step 2. AUTHORITY TO ACT

To progress the claim we ask you to sign an Authority to Act on your behalf

Step 3. LAND REGISTRY VALIDATION

Land Registry checks are carried out to validate ownership and check for existing legal rights for the equipment

Step 4. Valuation

A valuation noting the estimated loss in value caused by the equipment is undertaken. A site visit may be required at this stage which will be arranged with you beforehand

Step 5. CLAIM SUBMITTED

A claim is submitted to the appropriate District Network Operator on your behalf

Step 6. DNO Agent Appointed

The District Network Operator will appoint an agent (internally or externally) to handle your claim. They may also require a site visit to assess the impact. 

Step 7.Offer made

The appointed agent will make an offer to reflect the rights to retain the equipment noted in the wayleave. We will contact you to advise on the offer 

Step 8. Solicitors appointed

Once an offer has been accepted you will need to appoint a solicitor to complete the Deed of Easement. The Disctrict Network Operator cover the reasonable legal costs and we will recommend firms of solicitors that are experienced and willing to work within the fees paid by the district network operator.

Step 9. PAYMENT IS MADE

Following completion of the Deed of Easement you will be paid the net compensation.