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Am I requested by law to remove dead ivy from the wall on the

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Am I requested by law to remove dead ivy from the wall on the back of my house? The ivy is dead and cannot pose structural damage but the Council are harassing me to remove it which will involve ripping all the wooden planks off the house and then weeks of renovation putting up white plastic replacement planks to cover.
Many thanks
Do you own your house?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
No, I forgot to mention I rent.
who from? The council?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Yes, am in the UK.........
If the council own the property then they would be entitled to undertake this level of work to the property. If there is however going to such work then they would have a duty
to ensure that it causes you as few difficulties as possible
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Many thanks Thomas, tis as I feared!
my pleasure