1. Overview

If you live in England or Wales, there’s usually no record of:

  • the exact boundary between two properties
  • who owns the hedge, wall, tree or fence between 2 properties

The rules are different in Scotland and Northern Ireland.

You can get an idea of where the boundaries for your property are by looking at its title plan. Most title plans don’t show exact boundaries - you usually don’t need to have the exact boundaries recorded anywhere.

You can apply to get the title plan corrected if you think there’s a mistake on it.

Record the boundary more precisely

You can do this by: