looks like a lengthy procedure with lots of scope for appeal by Meadow .
I guess Southwark would cite building council homes and keeping the club as reasons ,
"Legislation in England and Wales gives many authorised bodies (referred to in this booklet as
“acquiring authorities”) the power to acquire land compulsorily where the landowner or occupier is
not willing to sell by agreement. "
"Compulsory purchase powers are provided to enable acquiring authorities to compulsorily
purchase land to carry out a function which Parliament has decided is in the public interest"