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I have had some decking installed, very small nothing major.

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I have had some decking installed, very small nothing major. But the person who installed it screwed into a boundary wall as support. I stopped him immediately as I was unsure if this was legal and now am unsure whether to take it down, fill the holes and build as a freestanding deck as originally planned, or whether legally, because it's what I believe is called a 'party wall' we are actually allowed to drill into it.

My options I think are: A) Leave it, if legally there isn't anything wrong with it. or B) Take it down and have it freestanding because it is their wall.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Property Law
Expert:  Joshua replied 4 years ago.

Josh-2010 :

Thanks for your question. Please kindly RATE my answer when you are satisfied

Josh-2010 :

Does the wall comprise part of the wall of your next door neighbours house please or is it a boundary wall (i.e. a fence made of brick)?

Josh-2010 :

If the latter is the wall built astride the boundary line or within the neighbours land?

Expert:  Nicola-mod replied 4 years ago.

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