A homeowner is being driven mad as he cannot get his car into the garage at his new house, a Daily Record report has revealed.
Stuart Hutton and wife Tracy, 47, paid £300,495 for the four-bedroom home from Barratt in December 2018.
But the entrance is too narrow for either of their vehicles – one fits with millimetres to spare with the wing mirrors folded in and the other won’t go in at all.
Stuart, 49, a pipe fitter, said: “Width is not an issue once you’re inside as the garage opens out massively, it’s just getting in that’s the problem.”
Not average-sized cars
Barratt claimed their Vauxhall Insignia and Ford EcoSport were not average-sized cars.
But dad-of-one Stuart, of East Kilbride, said: “Neighbours with smaller integral garages have more width than we do.
“Barratt claims they can’t widen the door due to the lintel – please help.”
But Barratt said: “The garage complies with council standards.”
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