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Ash, Solicitor
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My new neighbours are painting their side of my fence a garish

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My new neighbours are painting their side of my fence a garish orange colour. Do they need my permission to do this?
The top of the panels are shaped trellis so they were costly to install.
I was going to treat my side with a soft grey - what if I mark their "paintwork"?
Alex Watts : Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you
Alex Watts : if they are your panels they need your permission to paint
Alex Watts : otherwise they are damaging your property. This is criminal damage
Alex Watts : can i clarify anything for you about this today please?
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I didn't get a reply to the second part of my question - "what if I get marks on their paintwork when I paint my side of panel?"

Sorry about that. If you mark their paintwork it does not matter. It is your property. You do not need their permission. Its your fence.
If you mark it, so what - it is your fence panel to mark.
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