Posted by Thomas whilst Trevor is on holiday.
The problem with photos is that, unlike cross sectional plans, they don't always tell the truth. Only a fool and the Local Government Ombudsman would rely on photographic evidence when a cross sectional plan showing the reality of the situation is readily available. Click here for an example as to why you shouldn't rely on photographic evidence. [here for another, and another, and another and another]
Thomas. Public Service Ombudsman Watchers.