Ownership and maintenance of garden walls and fences

The ownership and maintenance of garden walls and fences can be the cause of many a ‘falling-out’ between neighbours, according to this article in HomeOwners Alliance. Clearly, there is no standard rule for determining ownership of all boundary structures, and even whether the owner has any responsibility for maintaining it. There is some useful guidance on how you might be able to find out more information from the title deeds if certain information is present, unfortunately,  title deeds do not always provide such clear details. It seems these disputes are likely to continue to cause problems long into the future. Read more here.