[Talk-GB] Property extents

Paul Berry pmberry2007 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 15 12:31:21 UTC 2019


Is the complication anything to do with the history of the Severn Valley
Plotlands (not sure if this is its title)? From the names of the chalets on
the compulsory purchase order map we're in (or close to) that territory I
think.

https://hutters.uk/2014/07/27/plotlands-in-jonathan-meades-severn-heaven/

Regards,
*Paul*

On Tue, 15 Jan 2019 at 12:02, Martin Wynne <martin at templot.com> wrote:

> On 14/01/2019 18:14, Andy Robinson wrote:
> > All seems rather fishy to me Martin ;-)
> >
> > Cheers
> > Andy
>
> Hi Andy,
>
> It is certainly fishy, and also very puzzling. It's clearly not an error
> in the mapping, the small areas 1E and 1H have been carefully measured
> and specifically numbered (1H is only 10 square metres).
>
> Given that they are part of the public highway, it's puzzling why the
> Environment Agency feels the need to compulsorily acquire the rights to
> pass and repass over them? And what about the rest of us? Is it usual
> for small areas of tarmac in the public highway to be privately owned?
> Should I give thanks every time I pass that way that the owners have not
> erected toll booths on each side?
>
> And what about the other half of the road? Who has the rights to use
> that bit? It's a narrow country lane, it is barely possible to use it in
> a vehicle without using both sides of it. But now that I know, I shall
> certainly do my best to avoid trespassing on the private property half.
>
> Here's the Google Streetview:
>
>   https://goo.gl/maps/uoJzoo5uf4B2
>
> cheers,
>
> Martin.
>
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