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What type of contact does the child have with his father currently?
How many miles is the new property from the current one, in terms of travelling distance?
Is the child currently in school?
If the father objects to the move, then he has to apply to court for a prohibited steps order to prevent you taking the child. He is more likely to be successful with this type of application if the move will affect the time the child spends with him. For example, if he currently has the child on a shared basis, then the court granting the order is more likely.
You could also make an application to get the court's consent to move instead. You'd have to show that the move is in the child's best interests.
Of course, the law doesn't actually say you cannot move within the UK when and where you like. So you could just move and wait to see what the father's next move is. But do be aware that the court can order the child's residence to be transferred to the father in these circumstances.
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