A FATHER and son have told of their months of torment waiting on a neighbouring shop boss to fix his crumbling wall.

William Watt Jr says he and his father William Watt Snr, of Bensley Avenue, Girdle Toll, have been having issues with the wall since the beginning of the year for the crumbling plaster to be sorted.

He told the Times the owner of the neighbouring Key Store on Burns Crescent promised the wall would be sorted back in July, but claims the shop owner has not been back in touch since then.

He added they’ve been waiting on the crumbling plaster, which keeps falling in their garden, to be fixed so they can put up a garden shed and that the stress has affected his father.

William Watt Jr said: “It’s been starting to come off since the early part of this year. They said they would fix it in the Summer and they still haven’t done it. That was meant to be July and it still hasn’t been done.

“We can’t get our shed built until they take all that plaster off and repair it. The neighbours are having to keep all our lawnmowers, garden tools, BBQs as we’ve nowhere to keep them.

“What made it even worse was my father ended up in hospital not helped by the hassle of it. The hospital said if it wasn’t for all the stress he wouldn’t be as bad as he had.

“They haven’t even got back in touch with us since about six weeks ago.”

The Times attempted to contact the owner of the Key Store , but he didn’t get back to us before going to press.