Wayleaves Agreement

A Wayleaves agreement is a right of way granted by a landowner, generally in exchange for payment and typically for purposes such as the erection of telegraph wires or laying of pipes. Companies must have Wayleaves for work they want to carry out on private land. This makes Wayleave Agreements a fundamental part of our lives and our society.

To ensure the Freeholder’s position is protected and to maintain control over their property, a Wayleave agreement should be entered into for each building.

When is a Wayleave Agreement required?

A Wayleaves agreement may be required when a tenant takes a tenancy to a property, be it residential or commercial, and wishes to install an internet connection through the common parts to serve a tenanted property. A Wayleave will also be required when a Network Provider wishes to install their network into a Landlord’s building.

If the route of the network is through land owned by somebody else then a Wayleave is required.

Most, if not all, newly refurbished buildings or new developments of residential or commercial units
may have fibre optic cables laid to each unit. However, older buildings may not have this infrastructure in place.

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    Why employ Grange Property Management to act on your behalf in dealing with Superfast Broadband Wayleave applications?

    We have pre-agreed Wayleave templates and agreed procedures with six of the main network providers already in place. These have been developed over the last 18 months and deployed with one of our main clients’ and parent company, Clarion Housing Group for whom we negotiate all Wayleave agreements. We are now able to offer this proven and tested service to other Freeholders.

    Following numerous applications from Superfast Broadband Network Providers for access to Clarion’s vast property portfolio, we instructed Grange Property Management to act on our behalf. The service provided by Grange is always exceptional, from negotiating terms, agreeing route designs, through to ensuring that all Clarion’s installation requirements are fully complied with. The team at Grange Property Management always have our best interests at heart.

    Sharon Brown - Commercial Assets Manager, Clarion Housing Group

    To find out more about the service we offer please contact Alex Hughes or call 0203 840 0085.

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