Search found 5 matches

by genie
Fri Aug 02, 2013 12:26 pm
Forum: Boundaries
Topic: liability questions around drainage
Replies: 10
Views: 2115

Re: liability questions around drainage

Is it possible the concrete lined "gap" filled with cobbles is some sort of French drain? Hello - it's slopes down from the edge of the patio to under the fence so it only drains away from our house I'm afraid! I've managed to find some advice from my local county council - they can visit and talk ...
by genie
Thu Aug 01, 2013 9:09 am
Forum: Boundaries
Topic: liability questions around drainage
Replies: 10
Views: 2115

Re: liability questions around drainage

Thanks despair....it's an option for him although not enough height for a Butt I don't think. Maybe he could direct it to a drain.......that's for him to decide. I dare say he believes that it was the removal of the hedge, installation of a fence and increase in patio size that caused his problems. ...
by genie
Wed Jul 31, 2013 12:41 pm
Forum: Boundaries
Topic: liability questions around drainage
Replies: 10
Views: 2115

Re: liability questions around drainage

Thanks Kipper. He has never mentioned whether he has done OR intends to do anything himself. I shall advise him accordingly....in the nicest terms of course.

Thanks for your input!
by genie
Tue Jul 30, 2013 11:55 am
Forum: Boundaries
Topic: liability questions around drainage
Replies: 10
Views: 2115

Re: liability questions around drainage

Thanks Kipper however he says it has! It must have been down 6yrs or so and it seems he only raised it once in that time with the previous owners (I think he may have been a little scared of her). He now tells me that there used to be a hedge where the fence is now! That obviously absorbed a lot of ...
by genie
Mon Jul 29, 2013 2:28 pm
Forum: Boundaries
Topic: liability questions around drainage
Replies: 10
Views: 2115

liability questions around drainage

We moved into our current property Jan 2012 and have 'inherited' a problem with drainage and our neighbours land. Natural drainage runs diagonally across the back garden down TOWARDS the house (and theirs!). Our block paved patio is edged by a concrete base-panelled fence with a gap between it and t...