Trees growing in neighbour's garden spreading into ours...
We have just moved in in a semi. Our neighbours we were told are very elderly and we haven't seen them so far. However, we hear them through the wall occasionally. Today I finally got around to do some garden work, in particular got to examine the part of the garden next to border we those neighbours. This fence is ours to maintain.
Once some overgrown plants were cleared, I was able to see the fence. Alas a part of the fence is in very poor state - and there is an old established ivy(?) tree growing through it from the neighbours territory. It is unfortunately getting in close proximity with our conservatory and its roof. There is probably another large tree, spreading from their garden across the air raid shelter. The shelter itself is in very good condition and we use it for storage. The previous owners (I am guessing not the ones we bought the house from, but maybe from 2005 or so) even got the electricity to it.
What I would like to do (I think)
1) make sure that the trees don't cause any damage to our main house
2) make necessary repairs to the fence we are responsible for
3) make access to the shelter save and connect it to the main circuit
A tree coming through the fence:
A view from the house onto the shelter. There was a (maybe 20 years old) trellis above the poor wooden fence, but it has not survived the recent storm and collapsed.
A view from the path to the shelter (behind the blue fence above)
From the same point, directly to the neighbours, some remains of the trellis are visible:
Ivy approaching our conservatory (on the other side of the wall is neighbour's extension:
The black tube is used to host electricity cable to the shelter.
Where do we start and how to proceed?
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