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Hi, We have recently moved into a new home. There is a tall
Hi, We have recently moved into a new home. There is a tall green boundary on the south of the garden made up of holly, yew and other evergreens growing up to about 30 feet. The neighbour has put up a… read more
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5 years ago i built a sun deck in my garden an obtained retrospective
5 years ago i built a sun deck in my garden an obtained retrospective planning permission, my Neighbor has pointed out that this is in breach of a restrictive covenant he holds against my property. If… read more
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Hi, our neighbour has a large eucalyptus tree that over time
Hi, our neighbour has a large eucalyptus tree that over time has grown so the main trunk of the tree has grown over the boundary but the returns back over his property. The tree had significantly move… read more
Stuart J
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We have a banking running the whole length of our property
We have a banking running the whole length of our property from front to back at one side adjacent to a public footpath. We have a chain link fence at the top of the banking and a blackthorn hedge ins… read more
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Hi, I would be grateful for advice on what to do with our boundary
Hi, I would be grateful for advice on what to do with our boundary hedge on the left hand side of our property. The conifer on our side is dying and looking unsightly and at the bottom stretch of the … read more
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Stuart J
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My neighbour has moved our boundary fence without consulting
My neighbour has moved our boundary fence without consulting with me and has erected a small fence in its place.This has been our boundary for 37 years and is constructed of a privet hedge. The hedge … read more
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Our neighbor has whilst spraying their own property with roundup
Our neighbor has whilst spraying their own property with roundup weedkiller has killed a growing leylandii hedge. and part of our grass, this is due to the spray drifting. The trees cost over £1000.00… read more
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I wanted some advice on a boundary problem that we our having.
I wanted some advice on a boundary problem that we our having. The land next to our house is owned by the parish council. The boundary fence is a 3ft chain link fence; behind the fence there were some… read more
Joshua
Joshua
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A small section of garden wall recently fell down into my
A small section of 'garden wall' recently fell down into my neighbours garden. Both properties are grade 2 listed and because of the age of the properties we are led to believe the boundary is joint o… read more
Stuart J
Stuart J
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A residential neighbour has asked me (in writing) to reduce
A residential neighbour has asked me (in writing) to reduce the height of my hedge which adjoins the boundary between our rear gardens as it is blocking his light, particualrly winter light. He claims… read more
Joshua
Joshua
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I live in a conservation area. Outside our house there is
I live in a conservation area. Outside our house there is a very large Oak tree, which in the spring & summer when it is in full leaf , prevents any sun in our garden and conservatory. I have asked th… read more
Joshua
Joshua
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My neighbour have several large beech trees which overhang
My neighbour have several large beech trees which overhang my garden and are so large they block out sunlight. I have removed the lower branches over the last year or so and have disposed of these at … read more
Joshua
Joshua
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Moved into a new property July 2010 (Ashtead, Surrey KT21 2NS)
Moved into a new property July 2010 (Ashtead, Surrey KT21 2NS) - neighbour's row of conifers are at cathedral height and blocking light to our property (c. 25ft). The conifers are vertical and directl… read more
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Thomas Judge
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1. New neighbours have removed trees and bushes from their
1. New neighbours have removed trees and bushes from their side of the boundary. As they felled one tree, it fell our side and demolished half of one of our trees (about 30ft high). This happened whil… read more
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Joshua
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Intrusive and shifted front garden (4m x 4m)boundaries in mid-terraced
Intrusive and shifted front garden (4m x 4m)boundaries in mid-terraced house with abuse need to be addressed. Right side, wooden fence is stood overriding on our door frame at about 85 degrees, in eff… read more
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Joshua
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Our neighbours have erected a 6ft fence to the side of their
Our neighbours have erected a 6ft fence to the side of their house but facing the front of our house. The estate is a year old. One of the covenants in the Transfer states "Not to erect any walls fenc… read more
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Hi I have a neighbour who has a boundary to his left, our
We have a neighbour who has a boundary to his left rear, our right. We inherited an old 5ft fence within our land, adjacent to his boundary, which has been there 25 years. It separates our gardens. Th… read more
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When four properties were built in the 1960s, an existing
When four properties were built in the 1960's, an existing private roadway ran through the plots and was the access for all four properties. This roadway ended at the entrance to the last neighbours p… read more
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