Available 24/7 to serve you Nationwide

Party Wall Act

Do you require Party Wall Agreements for Loft Conversions?

Do you require Party Wall Agreements for Lofts?

You’ll probably need to get a party wall agreement from your neighbours if you live in a terraced house or semi-detached house. Due to the fact that most building work involves structural changes to shared walls, chimneys, and roofs, adjoining properties could be damaged. The Party Wall Act provides a solution for resolving disputes and …

Do you require Party Wall Agreements for Lofts? Read More »

Buying a house? Don't forget about the Party Wall Act

Buying a house? Don’t forget the Party Wall Act

If you’re buying a new home, you’ll want to know about the Party Wall Act, if you share any walls, fences, or boundaries with your neighbours and if they have any plans to build before you move in. The Commercial Property Standard Enquiries provide standard form, particularly questions about party walls when purchasing a home. …

Buying a house? Don’t forget the Party Wall Act Read More »

What are my Party Wall Rights?

What are my Party Wall Rights?

The Party Wall etc. Act 1996 is a legal framework for preventing and resolving disputes involving party walls, party fence walls, excavation work, and building activity along or near a property’s boundary line. Any building works to a shared wall, excavations within three or six metres of a neighbouring property, and any new walls at …

What are my Party Wall Rights? Read More »

Can a Neighbour Refuse Consent to Party Wall Works?

Party Walls typically separate buildings belonging to different owners but could include garden walls built astride a boundary – known as party fence walls. Since the Party Wall Act 1996 was introduced, homeowners in England and Wales have had a procedure to follow when building work involves a party wall or party fence wall, some excavations …

Can a Neighbour Refuse Consent to Party Wall Works? Read More »

Top 5 FAQs About Structural Engineering

Giving someone the duty of organizing your building services is a daunting task, so you’ll need to make sure you’re working with a firm that you trust and that you ask them the right questions.  So, what questions do you need to ask a structural engineer? Let’s dig in. What is a Structural Engineer? Structural …

Top 5 FAQs About Structural Engineering Read More »

Why Checking Engineers Are Required Under the Party Wall Act

Why Checking Engineers Are Required Under the Party Wall Act

Party Wall Surveyor – Structural Design The structural design of a building for the Party Wall Surveyor is essential. Our party wall surveyors may refer matters to a checking engineer. Why do we need them? An excellent professional will never step outside of his or her discipline. Concerning party wall matters, typically, a surveyor will be appointed …

Why Checking Engineers Are Required Under the Party Wall Act Read More »

Scroll to Top