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Re: leylandii laws

Re: leylandii laws
Posted by: chris (IP Logged)
Date: August 28, 2007 12:59

Put simply, if it's not a hedge, there are no laws involved. In can grow as high as it likes. It can grow as wide as it likes. If it overhangs the boundary he can cut the bits that overhang his land. But that's it.

It's actually a little bit more complicated than that. If it causes actual damage to his property then he may be able to claim for the loss from you, but only if he can prove that you were negligent in your management. And this is actual real damage - like it falls over and smashes his conservatory. Not his random fears and dislikes. If he's worried about foliage in his pond, he should put his pond somewhere else. On the basis of what you've said he hasn't got a leg to stand on at the moment.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 28/08/2007 13:00 by chris.

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