Because I was advised by the surveyor that as I am the person building the extension and I need the scaffolding in their garden I can basically be held to ransom.
He said they can refuse to allow us to put the scaffold up in their gardens and we would then be unable to do the pitched roof.
They asked for £200/week and we negotiated down to half.
This is in the contract but she is still harassing us so I'm not sure its even about money.
The surveyor is absolutely right. They can hold you to ransom and I wouldactually be asking for a lot more money. A hundred pounds a week is cheap,.
The more they charge you (and they can charge what they like) the fasterthe scaffolding will get removed.
The threats and the abuse are nothing whatsoever to do with the hundredpounds per week.
She agreed to let you put the scaffolding there which you have done and youagreed to pay hundred pounds a week so there is no going back now, by either ofyou assuming that this is in writing.
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Is there anything else I can do about the harassment? Do I just have to take it and let my builders take it whilst the work is going on?