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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
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Property Law
Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 2 years ago.
Do you own your house?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
No, I forgot to mention I rent.
Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 2 years ago.
who from? The council?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Yes, am in the UK.........
Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 2 years ago.
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
Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 2 years ago.
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!
Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 2 years ago.
my pleasure