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111 Ownership

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(b) Walls, fences and hedges

111 Ownership

The positioning of walls, fences and hedges between a garden and neighbouring property, or a garden and the highway, and whether the wall, fence or hedge is actually on the boundary or is on the owner of the garden’s side (correct) or on the opposite owner’s side (when it may be trespassing) gives rise to many disputes. A garden owner should consult his deeds and official title and the relevant plans before building a wall, putting up a fence or growing a hedge, and should take a surveyor’s advice as to measurements and

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