I live on the ground-floor in a purpose-built masionette with 2 gardens at the rear. 1 for each property. The Garden dividing Boundry runs roughy central to the house. The upstairs' garden boundry begins about a metre and a half away from the rear property wall bordered by a fence and gate. The space between the house and the upstair's garden is our access to the back garden and we more frequently ues our rear entrance to enter the property. I have checked the land registery title plans and the access area appears to be common. Recently we allowed the upstairs landlord to put his bins in the access area temporarily while the tidied the garden. Now the new tennant is claiming it is his area and moves our bins away in place of his own. He is threatening to fence off or access as his landlord told him its his land. Is he allowed to obstruct the access or even put his bins in this area If it only accessess our property? i have pdf copies of the title plans to both properties.
Facing the property our garden is to the right and runs up to our back door. Its the lower garden looking at the plans. Their garden is the one which is seperated from the building. The one furthest to the north.
Hi, Thanks for your answer. Just one more thing. Can we at the very least prevent him from blocking our access at the moment? We have 3 wheelie bins each and there is room for 5. In the past we had 3 there, they had 2 and then 1 in the garden. Now he pushes Our bins up to block out gate and put all 3 of his there. I was happy with the situation as it was previously but because of his arrogant nature, unfriendly approach and insitance it was all his land I would prefer to make him move all 3 away now if I am able. I will check the lease to see if this is possible.