Building works going on to our carport but without consent!!!

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  • Gordon999
    You need to take a copy of your lease and consult an experienced L&T solicitor.

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  • Building works going on to our carport but without consent!!!

    The freeholder upstairs told us last week that he had decided the car port (which we share and own, which came with our property) that it needed knocking down as unsafe. Although his side is unsafe as we maintain our half and clear the top of it regularly!!

    The next day there were people clearing the top of the carport and knocking it down making our garage out of use and driveway unusable. Today they have completely knocked our side of the wall down (which had a window), cleared the rubbish and piled it on top of our garden.

    Question 1. Is he allowed to do this without anything in writing and our consent?
    Question 2. As payment hasnt been mentioned and agreed, can he bill us for the work he has/will be carried out without our permission?
    Question 3. Will he have to re-build the carport to the same standard as before? im not sure if he planning to re-build or not but this came with our property.

    Answers asap please.
    Thank you

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