Category Archives: Japanese Knotweed

Japanese Knotweed Court of Appeal Judgement – Success for Homeowners

The judgment in the Waistell v Network Rail case has concluded that once Japanese knotweed encroaches onto another property this amounts to physical damage and is an actionable nuisance. For the full report click here:

Japanese knotweed on the BBC

An interesting listen – This article includes a discussion on the up-coming Williams vs Network Rail case (claim for compensation by a private property owner living adjacent to a railway embankment with a long-standing JKW infestation); how it has progressed so far and its implications for setting legal precedents for future (potential) claims.

Click here to listen: (After the first 30 seconds jump to 19 minutes 45 seconds to catch the start of the feature which lasts approximately 8 minutes).

Latest Japanese knotweed news!

An interesting news story from the BBC about Japanese knotweed. It shows just how important it is to have well informed and sustained control and management of the plant, which is what we offer here at Longfield Knotweed Solutions.