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You need to write to the neighbour and ask for permission otherwise say you will apply to the Court
If the neighbour still refuses you can apply under the Access to Neighbouring Land Act which states
(a)who, for the purpose of carrying out works to any land (the “dominant land”), desires to enter upon any adjoining or adjacent land (the “servient land”), and
(b)who needs, but does not have, the consent of some other person to that entry,
may make an application to the court for an order under this section (“an access order”) against that other person.
On an application under this section, the court shall make an access order if, and only if, it is satisfied—
(a)that the works are reasonably necessary for the preservation of the whole or any part of the dominant land; and
(b)that they cannot be carried out, or would be substantially more difficult to carry out, without entry upon the servient land;
If the neighbour refuses to comply with a Court Order it could be contempt
But you can apply for a Court order giving you access
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