In a recent decision by the Court of Appeal on 3 July 2018 the court refused an appeal brought by Network Rail over damages awarded to two homeowners for the effect of Japanese Knotweed on their properties in South Wales. The decision has been hailed as a...
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.