Inserting a Door on a Right of way

arborlad
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Re: Inserting a Door on a Right of way

Post by arborlad » Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:35 am

Collaborate wrote:
Fri Oct 26, 2018 6:57 pm
I don't think OP's mother-in-law's property will be involved in the sale of any new ROW - MrD would not need to enter the path immediately behind her property.



That does seem a logical conclusion to draw from what we know but I don't think we know enough for any degree of certainty.

D does seem to have gone to expense and trespass to place the concrete, but we don't know what standard it was laid to.
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Re: Inserting a Door on a Right of way

Post by Eliza » Sun Oct 28, 2018 2:23 pm

It's my understanding that even legitimate users of ROWs aren't allowed to change the surface to be of a different description - so even one of the 3 houses legitimately using the ROW couldnt have changed the surface from cobblestones to concrete without consent from the other two.

I'd have fired off a solicitor letter to him from all 3 of you telling him to reinstate the surface the second he swopped it.

NB; I certainly agree with blocking his illicit access - eg with a fence. In fact I'd be inclined to block it with a fence, rather than a wall. Something rather more difficult to remove.
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