High hedges

Since 1 June 2005, the Council have had powers to adjudicate in disputes between neighbours regarding the height of certain types of hedgerows. Before contacting us about an issue with a high or untidy hedge, please read the following.

Over the garden hedge - Guidance on how to settle your hedge differences without involving the local authority

The Council will adjudicate on complaints in accordance with guidance from the Department of Communities and Local Government.

If you have exausted all your options please see the following information about bringing you complaint to us. 

High hedges: complaining to the Council