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High hedge disputes

High hedge complaints

We deal with complaints about high hedges within the borough.

Get extra guidance for making a high hedge complaint (opens new window)

To make a complaint, the hedge must:

  • be made up of at least two evergreen or semi-evergreen trees or shrubs in a line
  • be at least two metres high from ground level
  • block light from your home or garden

The hedge must not have any significant gaps in it.


The fee for making a complaint is £636.60.