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Discussion in 'Building Regulations and Planning Permission' started by jj4091, 22 Mar 2021.

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    Nope, not a damn thing. Why would you think you could control what a neighbour does on their own property? (Obviously with the exception of the roof verge overhang trespass)
     
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    How do people maintain fences and walls that are on the boundary so as to actually denote the boundary?
     
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    Check your house deeds. Ours (and neighbours) have a covenant giving owners the right to reasonable access to an adjoining property in order to maintain their own property.
     
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    Why should they think they can come on to my property to maintain theirs?
     
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    Would that not be from when the property was built not when the neighbour changed the need later?
     
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    Because the Law says they can
     
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    In the example you cited I fail to see what maintenance is required. Maybe that is why the neighbour is faced with an ugly concrete block wall? Perhaps if he had worked with the neighbour he might have got a nicer brick wall or painted render finish?
    If you live in a terraced or semi-detached property surely allowing neighbours access for occasional maintenance is just the decent thing to do? Otherwise buy a detached property then you can control everything around your own house.
     
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