In a recent decision by the Court of Appeal on 3 July 2018 the court refused an appeal brought by Network Rail over damages awarded to two homeowners for the effect of Japanese Knotweed on their properties in South Wales. The decision has been hailed as a...
Unfortunately rights of way are often the centre of a dispute between neighbours. This is especially so if either one or both neighbours are unclear as to the extent of the right of way and the benefit or the burden of it passes to them.
Examples of disputes include excessive use of, failure to maintain and failure to repair a right of way. To speak to a member of the team about your situation call us on 0203 816 9314 or complete our enquiry form.
If the extent of a right of way is properly defined, the person with the burden of the right of way cannot alter its route without the consent of the person who benefits from the right of way, or some other provision permitting him to do so.