The meeting at 3 PM today may resolve it.
You can tell Adrian that you have been advised that if he puts his lock in the property, you will be doing the same because you have as much right to enter the property and to lock the property as he does.
Although I said I didn’t recommend it, I have had a client do exactly that and when the other guy cut the lock off, he ended up getting prosecuted for criminal damage.
Unless there is something in a tenancy agreement that restrict hours, then they can’t be restricted even by the landlord. At this stage I think the more bullish you are with Adrian, the better. You have to accept that it isn’t the landlord’s fault, it is actually the landlord tenant that is causing a problem.
Provided you can prove what your loss was for this day, I can see no reason not to go to the Small Claims Court because the worst that can happen is that you lose and it will certainly focus the mind of Adrian.
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