Thanks for your question.
I'm afraid you will be bound by the full term of the tenancy agreement unless there is a break clause in it entitling you terminate at a certain point during the term or the property is unfit for human habitation (which would also entitle you to terminate). Your difficultes with your neighbours do not make your property unfit for human habitation unfortunately. However, landlords are generally under a duty not to unreasonably refuse a suitable tenant and your focus now should be on finding one to take over from you. If the landlord acted through agents then you should explain your situation to them and press them (and continue to press them) to find you a replacement tenant. If the landlord acted on his own then you should speak to him to check that he would be amenable to your finding a replacement tenant. You can then use www.gumtree.co.uk to find a tenant (private landlords frequently use this service.
If you are (occupying on an AST) then your landlord must put the deposit monies in to a tenancy deposit scheme within 14 days of receipt. All deposit under ASTs have to be placed in such a scheme and you can sue the landlord for the reutrn of the deposit and a fine of three times the amout of the deposit if it has not been placed in a TDS. Ask for details of the scheme in to which the deposit has been placed. If it hasn't then you can either use it as leverage to get him to allow you to terminate the tenancy (suggesting you will take her to Court because of the deposit not being properly deposited).
You could consider asking the Landlord if he has considered investigating his options to serve a notice for possesion on his tenants under on of the grounds contained in Appendix C of the following guide:-
If you just move out then the Landlord will doubtless pursue you for the rent I'm afraid. It sounds like a very difficult situation, you have my sympathies.
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