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I'm based in the UK, Manchester to be precise. I just
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We are in the process of building a car parking port. Its
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For over a year now my neighbours have disputed the boundary
For over a year now my neighbours have disputed the boundary between our properties. We moved there 61/2 years ago and at no time until over a year ago did they mention anything about the boundary bei… read more
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The house next door has been extended and modernised by new
The house next door has been extended and modernised by new neighbours, we don't want to start off on the wrong foot, but I think their new roof, fascia and guttering is over our boundary line, and th… read more
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Joshua
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I have lived in my property for 47 years and have had a shared access pathway from front gate to the end / top of the back garden with my neighbours, we have owned our house for the past 15 years (ex … read more
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Our next door neighbours share our drive. Some ten years ago
Our next door neighbours share our drive. Some ten years ago they got planning permision from the local council to put a fence around their half. They have gone about a gained about a foot by putting … read more
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We have built an extension to the back and side of our house.
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