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I have trees and shrubs overgrowing my property by up to a

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I have trees and shrubs overgrowing my property by up to a meter from the boundry what can I do.
Mr henderson
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  JGM replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for your question. I am a Scots solicitor and will help you with this.
You are entitled to cut the trees and shrubs back to the boundary.
Alternatively if the height of the growth exceeds two metres you can ask your neighbour to lower the height of affects the light to your property. If the neighbour refuses or ignores you, you can go to the council which has the power to order the neighbour to carry out the work.
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