it is not the only right of way to their house,( they have a back entrance) but they have used the front way in to their hall door for over twenty years to get into the front of their house. We would like to restrict their rights to the front door to Entrance and Exit only not full rights as requested in their proposal
Thanks for replying Ronan. I'm clear on the issue of right of access through years of custom and practice and have not issue with letting them continue to enter and exit the house for residential purposes and maintenance of their house. However, what I am worried about is that they are seeking full and equal access which to my mind is more than continuance of rights of access. I do not wish them to have any rights on the ground used for access and don't want them to be able to make changes to the garden areas to the outside fixtures and fittings. It seems to me that what I am being asked to sign is more than granting access, it seems if in simple terms am being asked to give them equal access or in other words that they are equal owners of this ground. For example if I wish to clear the ground of all plant matter and concrete it over I don't want to have to consult them.
thank you Ronan, looks like I am back to square one
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