Nuisance Tree

Discussion in 'SMB' started by Spennymackem1981, Aug 10, 2018.

  1. Spennymackem1981

    Spennymackem1981 Midfield

    We have reserved a new house and there is a git massive tree in a neighbouring garden at the rear that belongs to an older housing estate.

    anyway we have reserved an end terrace that's attached to the middle house and another end terrace anyway this tree have one massive branch that grows over the middle garden with branches and leaves that overshadow all three fact one of the branches is hitting off the other end houses roof..

    these are 3 story hooses btw.

    we have told barrats our concerns they are also aware of the issue as other prospective buyers have mentioned this fucking tree.

    It is now with their legal team, we know there is no preservation order on the tree as we have checked..

    whats the chances of barrats getting the nuisance branch chopped off the tree?
  2. Botchie

    Botchie Winger

    I know this might sound madness in this day and age, but how about giving them a knock and politely explaining your concerns? They might just be reasonable people.
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  3. Spennymackem1981

    Spennymackem1981 Midfield

    my mrs did this..they were not in..we have since found out from barrats that she has been abit of a nightmare..and is basically abit pissed off that she probably had a lovely woodland view before barratts brought the land and decided to build a new housing estate behind her house.

    the tree is HUGE and it would literally take out 3 houses if it were to blow over
  4. tenpins

    tenpins Midfield

    You have the right to cut back any branches that are within the boundary of your property.
  5. Botchie

    Botchie Winger

    You'll just have to burn it down then I'm afraid.
  6. Discopants91

    Discopants91 Striker

    And the tree too.
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  7. gazc24

    gazc24 Striker

    Wouldn't it be better for the environment to set the neighbours house on fire instead, thus making room for the tree to be relocated onto the ashes of the house. Win win (disclaimer gazc24 accepts no legal responsibility if you do this, do not do this.)
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  8. cluffy

    cluffy Striker

    Surely this’ll be the least of your worries when you’re out there fighting the taliban?
  9. Space Hopper

    Space Hopper Winger

    Report it to the police. You need to speak to Special Branch.
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  10. KeefBeer

    KeefBeer Winger

    I gather that copper nitrate powder works;)
    Apparently if you drill holes in the roots on your property
    fill with powder and cap off with say bluetac and recover the roots.
    Works on Lalandia trees

    In theory
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  11. Slatz63

    Slatz63 Midfield

    Ring bark it.

    And ignore anything Barratts say. All they want is your money.

    Referring it to legal is their way of stalling you. They will do fuck all.
  12. Spennymackem1981

    Spennymackem1981 Midfield

    o idea what that means and if barrats dont do anythin they dont get the not paying for the fucker to be cut down
  13. Ludwig

    Ludwig Midfield Contributor

    Probably just tell you to get knotted!
  14. Boris Bear

    Boris Bear Striker

    Property sounds tiny....eurgh
  15. Stubbs ftm

    Stubbs ftm Winger

    Barratts won't give a shite, once you've signed the paperwork and they have your cash.

    Just cut down any branches that are in your boundary and hoy them ower the old dears fence.
  16. Spennymackem1981

    Spennymackem1981 Midfield

  17. Boris Bear

    Boris Bear Striker

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  18. Frijj

    Frijj Striker Contributor

    How can you have an end-terrace house that’s attached to two other houses?

    “we have reserved an end terrace that's attached to the middle house and another end terrace”
    yorkyexile likes this.
  19. nyron4england

    nyron4england Striker

  20. Musicman

    Musicman Striker

    This has got me Stumped

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