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The National Grid are replacing the gas mains in my road and

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The National Grid are replacing the gas mains in my road and have said they may (whilst unlikely) need to dig up my newly laid driveway for some work. Clearly I do not want that to happen, and whilst I hope they won't, I was wondering if I can prevent them?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 3 years ago.
Hello,

I am afraid the only way you could prevent them is by obtaining a court order stopping them from doing so.

You are lucky enough to have been notified, I have heard of times when they simply dig up without even notifying the occupier. They are under an obligation to reinstate your driveway to what it was so you may wish to take pictures of it before it is dug up in case there is any issue later on.

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