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    • spender76
    • By spender76 5th Sep 18, 10:07 AM
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    Garden boundaries
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    Garden boundaries 5th Sep 18 at 10:07 AM
    Hi
    A new neighbour just moved in next door,he wants to move his garden fence into my garden, he recons they are not parallel but the fence has been in the same place for twenty years, checked the deeds but no mention in regards of the garden boundary
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    • Tom99
    • By Tom99 5th Sep 18, 11:39 AM
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    Does your title plan show the boundary where the fence is now, or where the neighbour wants to move it to?
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    The plan attached to your deeds will show the boundary.






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    • Davesnave
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    • 12th Sep 18, 2:41 PM
    Hi
    A new neighbour just moved in next door,he wants to move his garden fence into my garden, he recons they are not parallel but the fence has been in the same place for twenty years, checked the deeds but no mention in regards of the garden boundary
    Thanks
    Originally posted by spender76
    If it's his fence to move, that must mean a previous owner of his house put it where it is. Presumably, they thought it belonged there, not somewhere else.

    Also, when this chap bought, he would have seen the title plan and the fence was where it is now, so why didn't he raise the matter with the seller if he thought there was some discrepancy?

    These are fair points to put to the new neighbour, but boundaries are where people agree they are, so why not look at your own title plan and get his from the Land Registry to see if you can work out what his difficulty is:

    https://eservices.landregistry.gov.uk/eservices/FindAProperty/view/QuickEnquiryInit.do

    Meanwhile, how far does he want to move it and can you prove it's been there 20+ years? (Plans are not accurate to more than about 40cm.)
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    • Davesnave
    • By Davesnave 26th Sep 18, 7:39 AM
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    Nice to get feedback, innit?
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    • Sib2018
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    Similar thing to us in our current house, one of the previous owners down the line decided to square of the fencing causing it to go over the boundary. Basically wanted their own off road access around the back. Thr boundary crossed over into private land, and did show it had crossed over on the deeds. Basically we had to pay 50 quid a year to the private land over or put the boundary back as it originally was.
    We sold the house now and when we got new fencing we put the boundary back to how it should have been as per the deeds.
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