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I wish to claim ownership of a small strip of land adjacent
I wish to claim ownership of a small strip of land adjacent to my property which I have been maintaining for ten years which lies between my land and the public road.How do i do this please… read more
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I recently bought a property which was part of a large estate
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I am a home owner and have lived in my current home for 16.5
I am a home owner and have lived in my current home for 16.5 years, I have a driveway that runs along the side of my house, my neighbour has a parking space that runs along her house (same driveway)so… read more
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hi i live in a small cottage outside Bath. There is a triangle
hi i live in a small cottage outside Bath. There is a triangle of land between my house and my nieghbours house. We currently maintain it as a small garden.We have access to the garden via our back do… read more
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If you have been maintaing a piece of land that has our septic
If you have been maintaing a piece of land that has our septic tank and access route for 20+ years are we able to claim it as our own in some way, the land hasnt been used for the entirety of my time … read more
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Joshua
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We have had a piece of land/open space/community woodland next
We have had a piece of land/open space/community woodland next to us since 2001, it is frequently used as a fly tipping site, I have asked/emailed/called/visited the registered owner to maintain the l… read more
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It has been bought to my attension recently, with one of my
It has been bought to my attension recently, with one of my neighbours moving, that the neighbour at the bottom of my garden has fenced of a corner piece of my garden of and claimed it as his own. I h… read more
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There is a piece of land at the back of my house,I believe
There is a piece of land at the back of my house,I believe is owned by West LAncs Council (only because I pay WLDC £52/yr ground rent for a garage built on this land). What I'd like to know is if I ha… read more
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I have an area of land at the end of my garden (about 30 ft
I have an area of land at the end of my garden (about 30 ft x 30 ft) that belongs to the council who say they won't sell as its a protected green area. I have lived in the property for 10 years and ha… read more
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Daniel Smith
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Hi, We have a piece of land at the bottom of our garden which
Hi, We have a piece of land at the bottom of our garden which has a garage built on it. This land has been maintained and had a fence erected down the side of it by my husband who has lived in the pro… read more
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The local authority has left a piece of land adjacent to my
The local authority has left a piece of land adjacent to my property unmaintained for some twenty five years. they have now put up a fence which traps the land between my fence and theirs. What is my … read more
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Between my garden and the pavement there is a grass verge,
Between my garden and the pavement there is a grass verge, approx 5m x 1.5m. It has been maintained by myself for 7 years, can I claim it?… read more
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we maintained an open space alongside our house. this technically
we maintained an open space alongside our house. this technically still belongs to the council, but over the last 30 years we have put a small fence around it approx 2inches high,and dug in some flowe… read more
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I have lived in my present house for over 25 years the land
I have lived in my present house for over 25 years the land to the side of my house but not fenced off is owned by the building company that built the house i have maintained this land for the last 25… read more
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i bought a garden that i had maintained for years from the
i bought a garden that i had maintained for years from the local council. Years later i discovered that the boundaries on the plans were wrong and was told a mistake had been made but i had only been … read more
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my mother has been maintaining a piece of land adjacent to
my mother has been maintaining a piece of land adjacent to her property for 40 years. The registered owners are the construction company that build the estate of houses however they have never maintai… read more
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about 4 years ago my uncle gave me his 50% share of a piece
about 4 years ago my uncle gave me his 50% share of a piece of land but there are two other names on the title deeds. one of the other owners helps maintain the land & the other owner has been absent … read more
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