Greenhalgh & Co.

Chartered Building Surveyors & Valuers

 

boltonsurveyors.org.uk

Greenhalgh & Co.

Chartered Building Surveyors & Valuers

21 Towncroft Lane

Bolton  BL1 5EN

Tel: +44 (0)1204 845382

Mob: +44 (0)7813 439196

Email: greenhalghco@btconnect.com

 

RICS Company No. 002973

 

Blight and discounts

                   Diminution in Value

Blight and discounts from open market value

 

Guide to discounts for differing types of blight [Domestic properties Northwest area]

 

Description

 

%

Coal mine entry under a property and no records of it being adequately treated,

[ZI 20m]  deduct up to

 

 

30

Coal mine entry adjacent to a property and no records of it being adequately treated,

[ZI 20m]  deduct up to

 

 

20

Coal mine entry under a property and records of it being adequately treated,

[ZI 20m]   deduct up to

 

 

10

Coal mine entry adjacent to a property and records of it being adequately treated,

[ZI 20m]   deduct up to

 

 

05

Overhead power cables directly over a property

deduct up to

 

 

30

Overhead power cables adjacent to a property and within 25m of the boundary

deduct up to

 

 

10

Sub-station adjacent to a property

deduct up to

 

 

05

Flood risk Category 3:   Greater than 1 in 75 annually

deduct up to

 

 

30

Flood risk Category 2:   1 in 75 to 1 in 200 annually

deduct up to

 

 

10

Flood risk Category 1:   1 in 200 annually

deduct up to

 

 

05

Adjacent to a motorway

deduct up to

Proximity within 100m (adjacent)

Proximity 100m – 200m

Proximity 200m – 300m

Proximity 300m – 400m

Proximity 400m – 500m

Over 500m

 

 

 

20

15

10

05

02

00

Adjacent to a railway line (moderate use)

deduct up to

Elevated

Level/cutting

 

 

 

05

00

Environmental hazard;

nuclear power station, waste disposal point,

ground contamination etc.

deduct up to

 

 

 

30