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    I currently own a freehold house which backs onto a gated private communal area which two flats also have access too. (One is privately owned, the other owned by the council)
    I believe the council own this area however noone uses it.
    I am wondering if it is possible to purchase a part of this garden area as it is disused and my house currently has no private garden area.
    If it is possible does anyone know of a way to approach this to try and be as successful as possible.
    Many Thanks rick

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    Establish ownership via HMLR and appraoch the owners. The problem is that if the two flats have rights over it, they will still exist, unless they are prepared to sell/surrender those rights to you.
    Based on the information posted, I offer my thoughts.Any action you then take is your liability. While commending individual effort, there is no substitute for a thorough review of documents and facts by paid for professional advisers.

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