WikiWirral Share a Little Learn a Lot about your Wirral
Forum Stats
12137 Members
65 Forums
72391 Topics
976099 Posts
34 posts in the last 24hrs
Max Online: 7831 @ 8th Apr 2013 4:18pm
Who's Online - Click Me
80 registered (11kendo, 11 invisible), 1588 Guests and 219 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


(Views 7days)This Weeks Most Read
Wirral Globe 601
HMT Lancastria 442
Another Big Waste Fire in Liverpool. 405
Name help 389
Vet help 310
Vet help 300
Another tree down on Arrowe park Road? 200
54 plate renault clio 3rd brake light 200
That was kept a bit quiet? 154
Mobile mechanic needed to fit a wishbone 137
New General Forums
Lib/dems rule the day
by JimmyG
2nd Dec 2016 10:59pm
Daft funny joke
by venice
2nd Dec 2016 5:54pm
We dont learn much.
by venice
1st Dec 2016 9:22pm
Freegle
by venice
1st Dec 2016 6:36pm
New Wirral History
Name help
by Paternoster21
3rd Dec 2016 8:03am
HMT Lancastria
by granny
2nd Dec 2016 11:38pm
Cubitts Holland and Hannen
by fish5133
27th Nov 2016 5:38pm
Fire station
by chris7777
22nd Nov 2016 12:24pm
Buy a house in Greasby for 12s a week - in 1935
by yoller
6th Oct 2016 6:56pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
fireworks on the Mersey last night
Hadlow train station
Topic Replies
Vet help
by diggingdeeper
Yesterday at 10:50 PM
RIP Peter Vaughan
by Mark
Yesterday at 10:00 PM
Talk Talk Security Breach
by Mark
Yesterday at 09:59 PM
Blank Page : Offline
by Mark
Yesterday at 09:55 PM
Iphone 5s, Grey, near mint condition, £50
by anniebo28
Yesterday at 09:39 PM
Mobile mechanic needed to fit a wishbone
by anniebo28
Yesterday at 07:30 PM
That was kept a bit quiet?
by diggingdeeper
Yesterday at 06:19 PM
Another tree down on Arrowe park Road?
by fish5133
Yesterday at 02:13 PM
MIG welder
by vw_kyle
Yesterday at 01:49 PM
December
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31
Recent Posts : What's On ?
Wirral TUC Meeting re Update on Wallasey CLP Suspe
by RUDEBOX
30th Nov 2016 9:16pm
World Aids Day Event 2016. Liverpool
by RUDEBOX
30th Nov 2016 9:05pm
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#601938 - 16th Oct 2011 11:09am Neighbours tree
Pepper_Head Offline
Forum Addict

Registered: 13th Sep 2011
Posts: 1855
Loc: wirral
My next door neighbours tree overhangs my garden and is poorly maintained, in the high winds large branches have snapped off the tree and landed on our decking, just lucky know one was in the garden at the time. I've asked him on numerous occasions to get a tree surgeon in to tidy it up a bit. Someone told me they think if the tree is within 6 feet of the boundary then he has a legal obligation to maintain the tree. Is there any truth in this? Thanks for reading.
_________________________
Lifes too short, slow down and enjoy.
The Dark Side, who needs it?
The paper boy does.

Top
Law & Order : Advertising
Click me for more Information......

WikiWirral Numbers : Between 150 and 200 New Members Every Month. With Over 3,500 unique visits and 35,000 Page Views each day. Average +500 Search Engines Daily and over 1,000,000 Million Page views a Month. Advertising from £20 . Click Me
#601944 - 16th Oct 2011 11:15am Re: Neighbours tree [Re: Pepper_Head]
_Ste_ Offline


Wiki Master

Registered: 7th Aug 2005
Posts: 15985
Loc: New Brighton
I have heard that is somewhat correct but only if they actually own the property.
_________________________


http://www.youtube.com/user/stetopop

Top
#601956 - 16th Oct 2011 11:35am Re: Neighbours tree [Re: Pepper_Head]
Snickas Offline

Forum Addict

Registered: 6th Jul 2011
Posts: 1175
Loc: Wallasey
write him a letter hun asking 'officially' and giving him say 10 days to sort arrangements out or you will to trim the branches yourself. And make a copy of the letter for your notes.

Top
#601957 - 16th Oct 2011 11:36am Re: Neighbours tree [Re: _Ste_]
Pepper_Head Offline
Forum Addict

Registered: 13th Sep 2011
Posts: 1855
Loc: wirral
Originally Posted By: _Ste_
I have heard that is somewhat correct but only if they actually own the property.


Yeh they own it mate, I did my fooking back in last time I climbed up it to cut some branches off. Thanks Ste.
_________________________
Lifes too short, slow down and enjoy.
The Dark Side, who needs it?
The paper boy does.

Top
#601966 - 16th Oct 2011 11:46am Re: Neighbours tree [Re: Pepper_Head]
_Ste_ Offline


Wiki Master

Registered: 7th Aug 2005
Posts: 15985
Loc: New Brighton
Bad News about your back but good News they own it as there's no beating around the bush now faffing around contacting landlords etc.
Get straight to the point with the owner but in a polite manner.
If all else fails drill holes in it and poison it.
_________________________


http://www.youtube.com/user/stetopop

Top
#601974 - 16th Oct 2011 11:51am Re: Neighbours tree [Re: Pepper_Head]
Tombraider Offline
Wiki Addict

Registered: 18th Jul 2011
Posts: 7600
Loc: Peace
Originally Posted By: Pepper_Head
Originally Posted By: _Ste_
I have heard that is somewhat correct but only if they actually own the property.


Yeh they own it mate, I did my fooking back in last time I climbed up it to cut some branches off. Thanks Ste.
Hammer some rusty nails in it wink


Edited by Tombraider (16th Oct 2011 11:51am)
_________________________
A handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains. Dutch Proverb








Top
#601977 - 16th Oct 2011 11:53am Re: Neighbours tree [Re: Pepper_Head]
gypsyjune Offline
Forum Master

Registered: 22nd Feb 2010
Posts: 3312
Loc: birkenhead
Pepper i think it`s costick soada in a shringe bye bye to the tree

Top
#601984 - 16th Oct 2011 11:58am Re: Neighbours tree [Re: Pepper_Head]
Tombraider Offline
Wiki Addict

Registered: 18th Jul 2011
Posts: 7600
Loc: Peace
Originally Posted By: Pepper_Head
Originally Posted By: _Ste_
I have heard that is somewhat correct but only if they actually own the property.


Yeh they own it mate, I did my fooking back in last time I climbed up it to cut some branches off. Thanks Ste.
raftl then just get rid off it!
_________________________
A handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains. Dutch Proverb








Top
#601989 - 16th Oct 2011 12:05pm Re: Neighbours tree [Re: Pepper_Head]
Wench Offline

H4H County Volunteer
Wiki Veteran

Registered: 9th Aug 2008
Posts: 8616
Loc: Second Circle of Hell.
_________________________
Sometimes Police Officers give more than just speeding tickets!

Itís hard to be fit as a fiddle when youíre shaped like a cello!

Top
#602252 - 16th Oct 2011 5:04pm Re: Neighbours tree [Re: gypsyjune]
chriskay Offline
Forum Veteran

Registered: 25th Oct 2007
Posts: 4868
Loc: shropshire
Originally Posted By: gypsyjune
Pepper i think it`s costick soada in a shringe bye bye to the tree


Caustic soda in a syringe isn't going to touch a tree that size.
_________________________
Carpe diem.

Top
#602264 - 16th Oct 2011 5:31pm Re: Neighbours tree [Re: Pepper_Head]
diggingdeeper Offline

Wiki Guardian

Registered: 9th Jul 2008
Posts: 9559
Loc: Birkenhead
Get in touch with the council (streetscene should know the department), if there is a History of the tree being dangerous then they can demand that it is made safe amongst other reasons.

"Dangerous trees

In England and Wales, local authorities have powers to deal with trees on private property which are on the point of causing damage. A local authority can:-
make the tree safe, if it is on the point of causing damage and are asked to do so by the owner of the land on which the tree stands. The local authority will recover the costs of doing this from the owner
make a tree safe on someone elseís land, if asked to do so by a neighbour whose property is in imminent danger from the tree and the owner of the land on which the tree stands is not known
serve a notice on someone who has a tree which is on the point of causing damage to the property of a neighbour and that neighbour asks the local authority to take action. The owner of the tree must comply with the notice. If they do not, the local authority will do the necessary work and recover the costs from the owner. The owner can appeal to the county court against the notice.

If you want the local authority to take action, you will need to find out which department deals with dangerous trees as this varies from one local authority to another. You can then ask this department to check the condition of the tree.

It is up to the local authority to decide if the tree is on the point of causing damage. If they consider it's not on the point of causing damage, they don't have to take any action.

In Northern Ireland, local councils only have powers to make a dangerous tree on private property safe if it is overhanging a public footpath or road. If a dangerous tree is overhanging a neighbour's property, you will have to try and come to an agreement with the tree's owner. You could also think about going to mediation or, as a last resort, taking legal action against your neighbour."


SOURCE
_________________________
In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act. George Orwell

When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser. Socrates

Top
#602267 - 16th Oct 2011 5:36pm Re: Neighbours tree [Re: Pepper_Head]
Pinzgauer
Unregistered


A copper nail driven fully home into a tree will kill it within a short time - so I'm told ! Sap reacting with copper sulphate? I wish I'd stayed awake more during Chemistry lessons !!

Top
#602270 - 16th Oct 2011 5:40pm Re: Neighbours tree [Re: ]
diggingdeeper Offline

Wiki Guardian

Registered: 9th Jul 2008
Posts: 9559
Loc: Birkenhead
Originally Posted By: Pinzgauer
A copper nail driven fully home into a tree will kill it within a short time - so I'm told ! Sap reacting with copper sulphate? I wish I'd stayed awake more during Chemistry lessons !!
Didn't need to mate - this is an Urban Myth
_________________________
In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act. George Orwell

When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser. Socrates

Top
#602283 - 16th Oct 2011 6:07pm Re: Neighbours tree [Re: Pepper_Head]
Pepper_Head Offline
Forum Addict

Registered: 13th Sep 2011
Posts: 1855
Loc: wirral
Thanks for everyone's advise with this, much appreciated.
_________________________
Lifes too short, slow down and enjoy.
The Dark Side, who needs it?
The paper boy does.

Top
#602331 - 16th Oct 2011 7:06pm Re: Neighbours tree [Re: diggingdeeper]
Snodvan Offline

Forum Addict

Registered: 19th Mar 2008
Posts: 1250
Loc: Wallasey Village
Originally Posted By: diggingdeeper
Originally Posted By: Pinzgauer
A copper nail driven fully home into a tree will kill it within a short time - so I'm told ! Sap reacting with copper sulphate? I wish I'd stayed awake more during Chemistry lessons !!
Didn't need to mate - this is an Urban Myth


Quite! I have tried several means to encourage a tree to die. Recent attempts have met only with failure. And I AM a chemist!

Back a few years I did accelerate the demise of 3 very large sycamore trees by drilling 1/2" holes into which a noxious substance was introduced and then the holes bunged up with putty/ corks. THAT took 2 years to work, nearly 3 - by which time the trees looked real sick. The substance I used is unfortunately no longer available - but I think I have found a source of an alternative

wink

Snod
_________________________
5 Precepts of Buddhism seem appropriate. Refrain from taking life. Refrain from taking that which is not given. Refrain from misconduct. Refrain from lying. Refrain from intoxicants which lead to loss of mindfulness

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >

Moderator:  Mod 
Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Talk Talk Security Breach
by fish5133
Yesterday at 06:19 PM
Mobile mechanic needed to fit a wishbone
by anniebo28
6th Dec 2016 7:13pm
Vet help
by colin86
6th Dec 2016 6:25pm
Another tree down on Arrowe park Road?
by Davefabo
6th Dec 2016 11:08am
Game shocking prices!!!
by eddtheduck
5th Dec 2016 4:55pm
For Sale & Free
Iphone 5s, Grey, near mint condition, £50
by anniebo28
Yesterday at 07:40 PM
Roberts Concerto 2 CD Player For Visually Impaired
by Tranquil
6th Dec 2016 10:05pm
Gaming chair
by monsterz4
6th Dec 2016 8:27pm
MIG welder
by anniebo28
6th Dec 2016 1:34am
IPhone 4s 16gb £35
by anniebo28
4th Dec 2016 12:45pm
Featured Member
Registered: 1st Jan 2011
Posts: 156
Newest Members
lucyw, BarbaraL, SherryLover, missyb, DavidSharpe
12137 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
New Wirral Info
Gymnastics coaches needed.
by margy
3rd Dec 2016 9:28pm
Wirral Globe
by locomotive
1st Dec 2016 6:25pm
Wirral TUC Meeting re Update on Wallasey CLP Suspe
by RUDEBOX
30th Nov 2016 9:16pm
World Aids Day Event 2016. Liverpool
by RUDEBOX
30th Nov 2016 9:05pm
A job. Company not named.
by venice
30th Nov 2016 6:30pm
News : New Topics
RIP Peter Vaughan
by diggingdeeper
Yesterday at 04:22 AM
That was kept a bit quiet?
by venice
6th Dec 2016 11:25am
Another tree down on Arrowe park Road?
by Davefabo
6th Dec 2016 11:08am
Bunchems Xmas present warning
by venice
6th Dec 2016 9:28am
Another Big Waste Fire in Liverpool.
by Wally1
4th Dec 2016 10:24am
New Enthusiast Forums
Talk Talk Security Breach
by fish5133
Yesterday at 06:19 PM
Mobile mechanic needed to fit a wishbone
by anniebo28
6th Dec 2016 7:13pm
Vet help
by colin86
6th Dec 2016 6:25pm
Game shocking prices!!!
by eddtheduck
5th Dec 2016 4:55pm
54 plate renault clio 3rd brake light
by Mike72
1st Dec 2016 12:52pm
(Views 24hrs)Trending Newest Topics
Vet help 300
Talk Talk Security Breach 104
RIP Peter Vaughan 84
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Thu 8:15am
Sunset Thu 3:53pm
Local Time Thu 2:03am
WikiWirral Can . . . .