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I am sorry to read of the above. May I confirm why you are allowing neighbours to build over your boundary please?
thank you. Levers available to you in circumstances such as this can be limited unfortunately. If you can demonstrate that a nearby development is likely to reduce light by approximately 50% into your property, then they can be scope for seeking an injunction in respect of proposed works. Typically, where light reduction falls below the 50% threshold, an injunction can be increasingly difficult to obtain.
You may wish to check your deeds to see if you're land benefits from any restrictive covenants over the neighbouring land limiting development. If it does, then this can be an effective tool to restrict development on the neighbouring land.
Failing this, if planning permission has been or is granted, the only recourse would be to judicial review in respect of the council's decision if you can show that is contrary to planning policy which in itself may be challenging. Judicial review will typically be very expensive ranging from the high five figure or low six-figure sums and is therefore out of range of the average person without crowdfunding. Of course, prior to any grant of planning permission by the local authority, you can raise objections and encourage local residents to do so. To the extent you can ensure your objections are based on the local plan in force in your area, this will generally give your objections more weight
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