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  • Nearby residents or businesses
  • Neighbours within a specific distance must be consulted prior to commencing work to a property The party Wall etc Act 1996
  • Neighbour disputes These can be among the most difficult disputes to resolve :
    • Boundary disputes about responsibility for upkeep or ownership or position are not always clearly defined in the deeds.  Even when clear subsequent adoption of maintenance can shift responsibility from one neighbour to another.
    • Avoid at all costs - where possible exercise diplomacy.

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Published: 10 November 2013 Last Updated: 18 November 2021