Managing Private Roads and Estates, Part 4: Ownership


Part 4 of Managing Private Roads and Estates



This is Part 4 (12 x A4 pages) of our guide to the practicalities of managing private roads and estates, which complements our book on the law.  Date:  October 2021.

Contents:  Introduction: history — Disadvantages of not owning the road — Acquiring title (Tracing the owner, Adverse possession, Presumptions, Buying from a third party, Adoption by the local authority) — Verges and other areas — Above and below ground — Annexes A and B on registering title on the basis of adverse possession and notes on legal issues, quoting judgments of the higher courts.

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