high hedge

Under the Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003, a hedge may be so high as to cause a nuisance in common law by adversely affecting the complainant’s reasonable enjoyment of his property. The ‘action hedge height’ is the height at which a high hedge is likely to be causing a significant loss of light or visual amenity

This definition is abridged from A – Z of tree terms: A companion to British arboriculture.
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