By setting out a framework for objectively assessing and reporting the risk posed to a property by the presence of Japanese knotweed, this paper assists home-owners, purchasers and lenders in making informed decisions.

The information paper reflects the relevant legislation and regulations in Great Britain, and includes the following:

  • Why Japanese knotweed has become a problem
  • How Japanese knotweed can damage a property
  • The effective treatment of Japanese knotweed in a residential context

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