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When I looked at this title before, I was referring to the tenement property as a whole having title conditions for flats is of not less than 2 rooms. Of course the area you want to purchase is the old billiard hall and there is a title prohibition on building that any higher because the roof of the billiard hall was originally the back courts of the tenement flats. So there is no doubt that you need access for your professionals to ascertain at the very least whether you would stand a chance of planning permission for the development you describe. It is just not feasible to make any offer at all until the property has been inspected. Either they don’t want to sell it to you or they are genuinely concerned about health and safety. You can offer a waiver. Your professionals will be well accustomed to entering dangerous buildings anyway. Alternatively I see that the actual owners are based locally, in Pollockshaws Road and you could go to them and ask for access directly. I would check out very carefully that you will be allowed to develop a complex for residents, especially disabled people, at this location given access and the nature of the building etc.