Should those investing on the back of HS2 be concerned?

Discussion in 'General Property Investment Discussion' started by realdeals, Oct 6, 2019.

  1. realdeals

    realdeals Active Member

    There are growing concerns that HS2 might never happen with the UK government currently reviewing the situation. Should those who have already invested to “benefit” from HS2 be concerned?
     
  2. mach

    mach New Member

    I would argue no! The HS2 project although under "Review" in my opinion will come to fruition if not right at this moment then certainly in the near future.

    But more so the northern ares show massive growth based on so many other factors other than just HS2.
     
  3. I partially agree with what you are saying but the so-called “Northern powerhouse” has yet to emerge. No doubt the subject will be brought up again during the forthcoming general election but when will the politicians actually deliver? They seem to paper over the cracks with mayoral appointments across major cities in the North of England but this does nothing for me.
     
  4. diyhelp

    diyhelp Active Member

    Personally I think HS2 will be watered down while others think it will eventually go ahead. The one thing in favour of HS2 is that it will help the midlands and north of England - always a useful promise to make as we approach an election. Will Boris do an about turn before the election?
     
  5. realdeals

    realdeals Active Member

    Have the government just taken this partly off the table so they can put it back on for the election to try and grab some northern voters?
     
  6. Conrad Paton

    Conrad Paton New Member

    Hi all

    To answer the OPs question.

    Yes! They should be concerned.

    Anybody who isn't concerned about their investments shouldn't be investing in my opinion.
     
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