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Although the work itself may not require planning permission you should clarify ownership and responsibility before modifying or carrying out maintenance.

Drains, sewers and manholes may be shared with neighbours or owned by the relevant water authority.

Failure to confirm these details or to comply with relevant standards/legislation could lead to legal and remedial action at your own cost.

Getting your job done safely.

Don’t forget to consider utilities when planning your project.