Thanks for letting us know!

We recently received a letter from a large property company thanking us for notifying them in advance that one of our Clients was intending to submit a planning application for alterations to their apartment. They went on to tell us how rare it is that they are notified. This surprised us for two reasons. Firstly […]

The Party Wall Act – What you need to know.

This month I have been involved with two party wall cases where significant dispute and unhappiness has occurred but in both instances it was fuelled purely by a lack of knowledge by the parties involved. So here is a quick tour of the Party Wall Act – what you need to know. The first involves […]

Party Wall Schedule of Condition

Should you have a schedule of condition undertaken? This first part of the party wall process is for the Building Owner to serve notice upon their neighbour to advise them of their proposals and where necessary, seek their consent.  The Party Wall Notices which are served, require the neighbour to confirm their position in writing […]

What Do Party Wall Surveyors do?

THE PARTY WALL ETC. ACT 1996 EXPLANATORY GUIDE  Graham Kinnear BSc (Hons), CBuildE, MCABE, AssocRICS, ACIArb, MRPSA, FPCS, CPEA, CRLM, MGIS, CeMAP, FPC, MLIA(Dip), DipDEA, MInstDEA, DipGDA, FFPWS, FIPWS, MPWAc, AIRPM, MIFSM, MITOL, CertDOCEAhas spent over 20 years involved in the property market and has both experience and formal training in party wall matters. He is […]