Party Wall Matters

Does the Party Wall etc. Act 1996 Affect You?

Are your proposed building works notifiable under the Party Wall etc Act 1996 or should your neighbour be serving notice on you?

Our dedicated Party Wall Surveyor is a Member of the Faculty of Party Wall Surveyors and will be able to advise you of your rights and obligations under the Act, manage the process of serving or responding to notices, prepare detailed Schedules of Condition and administer the Award.

Are your proposed building works notifiable under the Party Wall etc Act 1996 or should your neighbour be serving notice on you?

Our dedicated Party Wall Surveyor is a Member of the Faculty of Party Wall Surveyors and will be able to advise you of your rights and obligations under the Act, manage the process of serving or responding to notices, prepare detailed Schedules of Condition and administer the Award.

Party Wall Matters

If you are planning a new development or alteration works to your existing property, consideration should be given to the Party Wall etc. Act 1996. Even if your neighbour is happy for you to proceed with the works, the Act should be invoked. A simple procedure of serving relevant notices and a record of the current condition of your neighbour’s property could save you from a myriad of complications later on in the project.

If you are the neighbour, or ‘adjoining owner’, and you receive a notice under the Party Wall statute we can help you with the process. Even if you do not object to your neighbour’s planned alterations, appointing a surveyor to monitor the works will give you peace of mind.

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