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We live in a Grade 2 listed house. The grounds and gardens
We live in a Grade 2 listed house. The grounds and gardens and wall referred to below are not listed. Our neighbour who owns the Boundary wall along two sides of my land. Total length of the wall alon… read more
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hi, my question relates to a boundary wall which my neighbour has built between our two properties (new build). The concrete footing which was laid "straddles" both sides of the boundary line as does … read more
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A neighbour (housing association tenant) built their patio
A neighbour (housing association tenant) built their patio against our outside wall well above our damp course. We now have an internal damp problem internally, 12 feet in length in a living room. I h… read more
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Our neighbours have a trellis which is totally overgrown with
Our neighbours have a trellis which is totally overgrown with plants against the wall adjoining our garage. The height of the foliage is around 2m above the height of the garage blocking our views. Ca… read more
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I have a strong concern about wall in my back garden.The
I have a strong concern about wall in my back garden. The wall in question is constructed of 9" concrete block varying in steps in height above ground from 1.5m at the east end to 0.9m at the west end… read more
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I have a retaining wall along the side of my driveway with a path leading around the back
I have a retaining wall along the side of my driveway with a path leading around the back of some terraced houses on the other side. The drive is quite steep and the wall is around 10 meters high in p… read more
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At the bottom of our garden we have a beech hedge; it has now
At the bottom of our garden we have a beech hedge; it has now come to light that our neighbour does not own the land adjacent to that hedge, but they still take the liberty of trimming it back and red… read more
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We bought a listed cottage in 2007. We have 1 next door neighbour.
We bought a listed cottage in 2007. We have 1 next door neighbour. The level of the ground on their side of the common boundary is approximately 800 mm/2ft 6 ins. higher than ours for much of the boun… read more
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The boundary fence and a large amount of soil between my neighbour
The boundary fence and a large amount of soil between my neighbour and I has completely subsided into my garden over a number of years. This seems to be due to the land on my neighbours side being abo… read more
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A double-run dry-stone wall which forms a boundary between
A double-run dry-stone wall which forms a boundary between my property and an adjoining public house has collapsed into my garden. This wall has been used as a retaining wall by said neighbours and al… read more
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Built a big extension with full planning 2 years ago, neighbour
Built a big extension with full planning 2 years ago, neighbour fell out with us and will not communicate. I want to finish the front driveway now and want to remove the existing boundary fence betwee… read more
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hi, we have just been informed that our boundary wall in the
hi, we have just been informed that our boundary wall in the garden is being pushed over by our next door neighbours soil. The level of the soil is higher than ours and we assumed that it would be the… read more
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how High can a boundery wall be on my side ( including the
how High can a boundery wall be on my side ( including the hight retaining my neighbours land ) he has widened his drive to claim back his boarder which was for years the same hight as our land. Is th… read more
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I live in the LH of 2 semis looking from the front. There is
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Hi - We own a large period house that fronts onto a road. Attatched
Hi - We own a large period house that fronts onto a road. Attatched to the corner was a 3 metre high x .5 Metre deep wall built from 300 year old bricks. This wall continued for approx 1.5 Metres alon… read more
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My neighbour is using his adjoining farm land in such a way
My neighbour is using his adjoining farm land in such a way so as to cause a nuisance acd/or a trespass to my and familiy's occupation and enjoyment of our home. Is there case law supporting a civil s… read more
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Neighbour's property circa 1955 small brick retaining wall built 1.40 m high to contain higher ground at side of garden, in 1974 land redeveloped and landscaped on which my property now stands the ori… read more
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we have a boundary wall which our neighbours are saying is
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