Bad Neighbours, Unlawful Building, and the Demolition Remedy

“A bad neighbour is as great a calamity as a good one is a great advantage” (Hesiod, 700 BC) Bad neighbours have it seems been troubling us since at least the days of ancient Greece. If two and a half thousand years later you are unlucky enough to have one, and if the particular calamity visited upon you by said neighbour (loss of a sea view perhaps) results from his/her unlawful building operations, take heart. Our law has a strong and effective remedy for you - a demolition order. (more…)
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