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Notices need to be served and if no agreement can be reached then a surveyor must be appointed.
You should speak to the Council tomorrow morning to get the work stopped
The Council tenants must follow procedures and indeed this may be a breach of the Landlords tenancy agreement.
But notices do need to be served against any party walls that are effected
If the Council do not do anything you need to get a surveyor out asap to examine the proposed works.
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Thank you Alex. Should the council take no action (I spoke with a Mgr today who advised someone would be out in the morning to speak with them to advise no work must take place until they have requested permission) and the tenants simply go ahead and they cause damage (bearing in mind there is a huge iron railing that may well fall!) who is liable?
You will be able to seek an injunction to stop any work.
But the tenants will be liable, not the Council
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