Yes, as they have to walk on our drive.
The gate is opened inwards and the bolt is on their side. We think the original owners had it put in when the had a wall built, but because it was not in the original building plans they never used it, and when the second owner bought the house, she rarely used it and never as regular access when she was told about it coming onto a private drive. However when her children sold the house this was not pointed out to the new owners, and they think they can come and go as they please.
The owners of the property are the problem, the gate should never have been there in the first place but as I said previous owners did not take advantage of the gate being there. Every time they step out of the gate they are on our property not theirs , and as it is a driveway, should not be used by pedestrians unless they are visiting our 3 houses. Are you suggesting we bar the gate from our side?