Scrap metal dealers have CPO compensation wiped out after failed appeals

A firm of Slough-based scrap metal dealers has had its compulsory purchase compensation wiped out after rejecting a settlement offer of around £400,000 and pursuing a series of appeals. Maxim and Nigel Bishop, the proprietors of Bishop’s Yard scrap dealers, had their case rejected in a ruling by a two-judge panel at the Court of Appeal in London. The issue that the Court of Appeal had to consider was whether the Bishops, who had their £4m claim reduced to £400,000, then £46,000, actually "won" their case because they were awarded money, albeit around 1% of what they initially claimed. They
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