51m will continue to provide up-to date information on Mitigation issues to assist the communities and individuals affected by HS2. Much work is being done by the local authorities to reduce the impact of the project wherever possible.
Mitigation details – January, 2016
To view details of the agreed mitigation measures click on the following link - Mitigation details january 2016
Valuing Property Blight: an Options Analysis – July 2015
HS2 Action Alliance has published Valuing Property Blight: an Options Analysis. To read it click on the following link Paper-on-Property-Blight-by-HS2AA
Property & Compensation Consultation
The Judicial Review into HS2 has decided that plans to compensate 300,000 homeowners over the rail scheme were unlawful and the Goverment must now re-run the consultation process.
Property Compensation Consultation
To read the response submitted by by 51m click on 51m Final Draft Property Compensation Consultation
To read the response submitted by Buckinghamshire County Council click on BCC Property Compensation Consulation 2013
Buckinghamshire’s Mitigation Blueprint for HS2
To read the Buckinghamshire Mitigation Blueprint for HS2 click on the following link HS2 ES blueprint 24Feb14
To read the background to the document click here
To read an overview of the document click here
Blight and Compensation
Following the Secretary of State’s announcement to proceed with H2S, guidance has been issued by The Department for Transport relating to Blight and Compensation. Click here to go to relevant section on the Department’s website to access the current information on these issues.
An introduction to HS2 Ltd’s approach to managing noise
To read the report published in September, 2012 click here.
Buckinghamshire County Council commissioned the Transport Research Laboratory to produce some practical guides on noise and noise mitigation. The County Council also wanted to get an idea of whole life costs. The following Factsheets have now been published to help those affected by HS2.
Factsheet 1 – Railway Noise Overview click here.
Factsheet 2 – Full Heigh Noise Barriers click here
Factsheet 3 – Low height Noise Barriers click here
Factsheet 4 - Tunnels click here
Factsheet 5 – Earth Berms and Cuttings click here
Factsheet 6 – Viaducts and Bridges click here
The following briefing notes have been published by Buckinghamshire County Council
Ecology – to read the note click here.
Landscaping – to read the note click here.
Rights of Way – to read the note click here.
Socio-economic – to read the note click here.
Water resources – to read the note click here
Towards a Code of Construction Practice
To read the Community Forums document published in, 2012 by HS2 Ltd click here
Review of HS2 Route through Bucks – Engineering and Landscape Impact
To read the report produced by Jacobs on the impact of HS2 through Buckinghamshire, published in August, 2012 click here .