Are Neighbours entitled to a view?

Are Neighbours entitled to a view?

In law there is no right to a “view”. However, a recent case Dennis v Davies shows that if you have the benefit of a restrictive covenant against neighbouring land not to cause “nuisance or annoyance” then the “annoyance” factor can be used to protect a view.

Can a Neighbour obstruct my view?

There is no legal right to a view, but it may be possible to bring a claim against the owner of the neighbouring block if you can establish that you have a type of easement known as a “right to light”, and that the proposed extension would reduce the amount of light coming into your flat below a certain threshold.

Can you obtain access to neighbouring property to?

Under the Access to Neighbour Land Act 2000 (the Act) in certain circumstances you can obtain access through your neighbour’s property to enable you to undertake building work on your property. In appropriate circumstances a Court could make an Order in relation to the following works:

How do I get access order to go on a neighbours property?

You need to write and ask for access within 14 days or say you will go to Court. If they refuse then you can apply to the Court under the Access to Neighbouring Land Act 1992 http://hmctsformfinder.justice.gov.uk/courtfinder/forms/n208-eng.pdf The Court will list the matter for hearing and decide whether to grant you acess

When does a neighbour have a right of access?

OP, google the Access to Neighbouring Land Act 1992. In a nutshell, a right of access ie something a court would grant if you refused, is only valid for restoration/repairs of existing structures. No right exists for access to extend or cosmetically enhance a property but it does if that extension already exists.

Is there a right to access a property?

No right exists for access to extend or cosmetically enhance a property but it does if that extension already exists. There are some exceptions to this, eg, were granting access is likely to be a significant cost to the land owner.

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