who said privet?
I think that's the one.
They get enormous, ours was in the phone wires at one stage.
or laurel - knowing the size of the leaves would help.
V. tinus also has black berries.
I'll stick with privet
Just a quick comparison from my garden.
And a bit of leggy privet from behind the shed.
I'm going to stick with my first guess privet.
I've found large privet tends to lose its leaves unless clipped .