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Hello, We are a property company in Norwich. We currently

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Hello,
We are a property company in Norwich.
We currently have a terrace property we are renovating with a shared passage way running in between the 2 terrace properties in which we have a legal right of way.
We have installed an extractor vent to a cloakroom and kitchen extractor into the house. And the covers for the extractors vent into the shared 'open' passage way.
Building control were fine with this, however the neighbours have (in my oppinion prematurely) instructed a solicitor to write and state they plan to take action for nuisance and trespass and we did not have their permission to vent into the open passage way.
I suppose I would like to know whether such a complaint has any legs. The extractors do not create any obstruction of neuisance. And equally, by moving them 3 feet that will not change anything.
Thanks

Alan
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Joshua replied 4 years ago.

Josh-2010 :

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Josh-2010 :

Who owns the shared passageway please - you or the neighbour or is it half owned by each of you?