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Good afternoon, thank you for contacting Just Answer my name is***** am a solicitor and I will be assisting you today. Can you attach the title documents using the paperclip icon and I will review the same and advise.
At entry C1 of the title documents there is a deed dated the 08/01/2010 which grants rights. Do you have a copy of this deed? As any rights of access are likely to be contained in this.
Thank you for the attached, the deed is between 16 and*****there is nothing to show that any other property owners would be granted a right of access.
A bank letter cannot grant rights over your land, for the rights to be enforceable they need to be entered into as a deed just like the 2010 document.
Yes you could refuse access, as rights of access must be recorded by deed and in the case of registered land, (which yours is) it should be recorded in the title register for each property affected.
This would appear to be a licence, a licence grants the person enjoying the licence permission to do something on the owner's land that would otherwise be a trespass (for example access).
It does not create or grant any interest in the land to the licensee. If the property is sold to another, the interest under a licence does not pass with it and can be revoked.
There are implied easements which are implied by law, an implied easement may exist where a vendor sells a parcel of land, retaining an adjoining parcel of land for himself, but where he overlooks expressly granting himself a right of way to allow him to access to his retained land. However in practice these are very difficult to prove especially if you are clearly objecting to the access over your land.
Yes, I would advise that you have reviewed your title documents and that he does not have an a express or implies right of access. The bank letter cannot create a right of access.
Yes that is the express easement, there can also be implied covenants but this is very difficult to prove and would need to be agreed by a court.
I am sorry, I do not understand. A written letter from who?
You could do so if you wished however the solicitors are likely to charge a fee for this.
Glad to be off assistance, I wish you all the best going forwards.