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What can I do about a neighbours bamboo invading adjoining

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what can I do about a neighbours bamboo invading adjoining gardens. he has responded to polite requests.

Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.

Wont the neighbour do anything about it? If not, why not do you know?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
He says he has health problems but he has not touched his garden for years, we have suggested a gardener but he just ignores us.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What can we do if he just ignores us,the bamboo will soon invade another two gardens. He seems to have lost interest in communicating with anyone and no-one can verify his health situation

You need to get a Solicitor to write and ask that he fixes it or say you will seek a Court or making him

If he refuses you have 2 options, do the work and seek a small claim for the cost.

Or seek a Court order making him do it.

If you are seeking a Court order making him then you need to complete forms N208:

And N16a:

The Court will list it and decide whether to make an order.

If you do the work and want to claim the money back you can do this online at:

Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you , we have threatened him with court before but maybe if we offer to do it for him we may get a better reaction.

All the best