This section provides guidance on how you can agree a
solution about problem high hedges, including the new
legislation which allows local authorities to consider
complaints under the Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003.
Information on how to assess light restriction is
also presented here.
A leaflet on how to settle your hedge differences
without involving the local authority. This process must be
attempted before a complaint can be made to your local
authority. Revised version published March 2005.
Update: Mediation UK closed
late in 2006. To find your nearest community mediation
service you should contact the National Mediation Helpline at
0845 6030 809 or
www.nationalmediationhelpline.com (external link).
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