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You can apply to the Council to have the TPO removed or do work on the trees
If they refuse you can appeal that decision.
Ideally you need a surveyors report to show what state the trees and in and what damage is being caused.
You can send this to the Council together with the appeal.
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Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
If the council agrees to the lopping of any branches or even remove the trees will I be liable for any expense towards this action. The trees are self seeded as they are growing up through graves and are not part of any planting scheme.
In that case no - you could claim these costs of the owner of the land.
You are responsible for work overhanging your side of the fence.
But if work needs going on the land owners side they are responsible
But you are responsible for cutting branches which overhang your side.
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