As we are forced to spend more time at home, we are discovering more about our own properties, and more about our neighbours. For many, our relationships with neighbours have improved, as we set out to help those that we can to brighten up the lonely...
In an ideal situation, when a landowner wishes to perform work on his property requiring access to his neighbours land permission would be granted and the work could be carried out with the minimum of fuss.
However, many people find that their relationships with their neighbours have deteriorated to the level where permission has been refused.
The law recognises the difficult position that this places landowners in.