Since 1 June 2005 local council's have had new powers to assist residents who have concerns about the height of a hedge.
Before the council can become involved, residents need to provide evidence that they have attempted to resolve a problem with a neighbour. This evidence will need to be detailed in your application for assistance.
The right hedge can be an ideal garden boundary and help to bring in new wildlife to your garden, but the wrong hedge can cause you, or your neighbours, unwanted impacts such as subsidence and loss of light.
Pages in High hedges
- You are here: High hedges
- Cutting the tall stories down to size
- What powers does the council have to help me?
- How can I engage my neighbour in reducing the height of their hedge?
- Involving the council should be your last resort
- How do I make a formal complaint?
- Do I need to pay a fee to the council?
- What happens after I have made a complaint to the council?