Thanks Jo, the land in question appeared abandoned and ungrazed after the directors of the holding company registered with absolute title, relocated abroad,
thereafter I drove my horses onto it and reconstituted the fences, (11years ago)
thereafter I have used the plot to house my bee skeps and have never been prevented from doing so. I read an obitutary for one of the directors of the holding company and I noted the holding company was listed for strike off for non filling etc in the past. so I just continue to use the land but want to gain title over it..
I hope I can assist you with your enquiry.
Provided you have possessed the land in question uninterrupted and without dispute, then you do have the right to apply to the Land Registry for possessory title, as you appear to have been in possession for at least 10 years.
You will need to provide a statement of occupation/possession to the Land Registry with your application. Once received, the Land Registry Surveyor will inspect the site to check that it appears you are in possession.
I advise that you seek the advice of a local Solicitor to assist you with your application as there are set forms and statements that you will need to send to the Land Registry.
I hope this gives you the legal overview, and if so, I would be grateful if you could leave positive feedback.
Dear Jo, Unfortunately I cannot afford to retain contractual legal assistance but retain the wherewithal to advance an application to Land Registry.
The only outstanding issue raised by the Registrar of Titles is the demonstration of 'animus possidendi' which they claim is not enough in their view, relative to the intention to possess.
I need to consider whether there is some other factor which I'm not including which could demonstrate this fact, if you can assist further.
Yes please, this would be helpful given the circumstances.
Hi Leanne, yes I have 11 years unhindered use to date. If reinforcing the fence is a means of excluding others I have done this, is that correct?
Hello, unfortunately on this occasion I don't think my question has been answered.
Yes thank you Nicola, happy to wait, the content of my question remains the same but I note a payment has been taken despite the question being fully answered yet, I look forward to hearing from someone.