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I was hoping you could shed some light on a restrictive
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5 years ago i built a sun deck in my garden an obtained retrospective
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neighbour has built a very ugly fence instead of stone wall
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I own a tenanted property that I have never lived in. It was bought in 2003 in a semi derelict state with a new larch lap fence between this property and the property on the left hand side when facing… read more
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Hello, There is no fence as such in place between our property
Hello, There is no fence as such in place between our property and my neighbours property. There is a high bank which is partially screened with shrubs and we are in somewhat slow discussions as to wh… read more
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Shared fence the back end was agreed the front under question
Shared fence the back end was agreed the front under question (OS shows straight line. if placed in this position would only allow less then 2 foot gap between my neighbours garage and fence). There w… read more
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Hi, A neighbour has recently removed some boundary hedge between
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Hi, There is currently a restrictive covenant between the
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our neighbours and ourselves live in new properties, 5 years
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