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Neighbours refusing to clear their gazebo

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So in Storm Ciara my neighbours metal framed gazebo was lifted over the fence into our garden, it cause a small amount of damage to a trampoline and has cone to rest, smashed to smithereens, across the lawn, burying my daughter's slide and becoming tangled in our wall mounted washing line, she's pretending she not it, ignoring calls from the housing association and they've said there isn't much they can do, any advice? What can I do? Can we launch it back over said fence? Without fear of reprimand?  There's just fabric and twisted metal everywhere.

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  • kazwookiekazwookie Forumite
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    I would be lifting it back over the fence, all of it or go round knock on the door and ask them to collect it by (x) day.
    :) Sun, Sea :)

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    Straight back over the fence
  • mirkomirko Forumite
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    If my gazebo went over the fence into next door's garden I'd feel horrified and collect it.
    If it came into my garden, I'd dismantle it and take it to the dump. Not really worth !!!!!! off the neighbours over.

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    So in Storm Ciara my neighbours metal framed gazebo was lifted over the fence into our garden, it cause a small amount of damage to a trampoline and has cone to rest, smashed to smithereens, across the lawn, burying my daughter's slide and becoming tangled in our wall mounted washing line, she's pretending she not it, ignoring calls from the housing association and they've said there isn't much they can do, any advice? What can I do? Can we launch it back over said fence? Without fear of reprimand?  There's just fabric and twisted metal everywhere.
    Return it to your neighbour the same way it was delivered to you
    The world is not ruined by the wickedness of the wicked, but by the weakness of the good. Napoleon
  • michszcz90michszcz90 Forumite
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    mirko said:
    If my gazebo went over the fence into next door's garden I'd feel horrified and collect it.
    If it came into my garden, I'd dismantle it and take it to the dump. Not really worth !!!!!! off the neighbours over.

    Unfortunately I don't have the means to do that as I don't drive and it's a huge monstrosity of a thing, thank you though, we posted a letter asking her to clear it and she's still ignoring us
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    mirko said:
    If my gazebo went over the fence into next door's garden I'd feel horrified and collect it.
    If it came into my garden, I'd dismantle it and take it to the dump. Not really worth !!!!!! off the neighbours over.

    That's a matter of opinion they p....d off the OP  by letting it end up in his/her garden,so i'd be making sure they were p....d off receiving it back over the fence
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    I'd give her a bit longer as the storm isn't over yet (well not round here) and she may be waiting for help (benefit of doubt)
    I wouldn't throw it back while the weather is still bad as it might just come again and do more damage.
    If the weather's calmed down and she hasn't responded in a day or so, put it back over, preferably in a form that's unlikely to be caught by the wind again.
    You could also be neighbourly, accept it as one of those things and offer to help her return it rather than complaining but perhaps a bit late for that.

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    mirko said:
    If my gazebo went over the fence into next door's garden I'd feel horrified and collect it.
    If it came into my garden, I'd dismantle it and take it to the dump. Not really worth !!!!!! off the neighbours over.

    Unfortunately I don't have the means to do that as I don't drive and it's a huge monstrosity of a thing, thank you though, we posted a letter asking her to clear it and she's still ignoring us
    That's not really fair at all.
    Back over the fence it goes then!
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  • michszcz90michszcz90 Forumite
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    warby68 said:
    I'd give her a bit longer as the storm isn't over yet (well not round here) and she may be waiting for help (benefit of doubt)
    I wouldn't throw it back while the weather is still bad as it might just come again and do more damage.
    If the weather's calmed down and she hasn't responded in a day or so, put it back over, preferably in a form that's unlikely to be caught by the wind again.
    You could also be neighbourly, accept it as one of those things and offer to help her return it rather than complaining but perhaps a bit late for that.

    We left a letter for her just asking her to knock so we could sort it, we've not been rude or anything
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    warby68 said:
    I'd give her a bit longer as the storm isn't over yet (well not round here) and she may be waiting for help (benefit of doubt)
    I wouldn't throw it back while the weather is still bad as it might just come again and do more damage.
    If the weather's calmed down and she hasn't responded in a day or so, put it back over, preferably in a form that's unlikely to be caught by the wind again.
    You could also be neighbourly, accept it as one of those things and offer to help her return it rather than complaining but perhaps a bit late for that.

    We left a letter for her just asking her to knock so we could sort it, we've not been rude or anything
    Unless I'm misreading, you've had the HA on to her already.
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