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Do they want to cut the parts back that are overhanging their land please?
yes. We are prepared to cut the tops for them but would like them to keep their side how they want.
You are not obliged to cut the side of the neighbour.
But they can.
They are entitled to cut anything that is overhanging their side.
But you are not obliged by law to cut it every year.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
are we within our rights to refuse to trim their sides as long as we keep the height in a reasonable state which we do every year?
No. Anything that overhangs they are entitled to cut
By law you can't stop that
We dont want to stop them cutting their side - we just dont want to pay for it!
You don't have to. Nothing in law that says you have to pay for it
Thank you very much Alex. That is a great relief! Elfrida
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