Claiming a grass verge?
There is a grass verge outside our house that is retained by a foot high wall that curves around to abut the three foot high wall that retains our garden.
It looks like an extension of our property. When we bought the house the name sign was on it as was the for sale sign. The next door neighbour said it's ours.
As it turns out, it isn't included in the deeds. It is lawned with some shrubs at the end and we maintain it, still have our house sign on it, but we felt awkward actually doing anything to it.
The thing is that we often catch people letting their dogs use it or trampling on it waiting for traffic to pass. If someone damages the wall they just slink off as if no one has to fix it.
Im looking for ideas about how to make it look like it belongs to someone and is in use but still allowing others to enjoy it without giving it back to the public.
Its roughly 1.5m x 8m and rectangular with one curved corner.