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November 12, 2018

Party Wall Notice Consent

Written by Beau Davies

One of the most common questions I am asked during my day to day job, is whether an adjoining owner can dissent after they have consented to a Party Wall Notice. In order for this to apply, the building owner must serve a Party Wall Notice upon the adjoining owner, with that Notice invoking the […]

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Written by Bradley Mackenzie

In this week’s blog post, I am going to be looking at security for expenses, and in particular what it covers. Security for expenses is dealt with under Section 12 of the Act, and is the mechanism whereby the adjoining owner can request from the building owner a sum of money to be held on […]

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October 29, 2018

Penetrating Damp

Written by Tughan Musa

In this blog post, I will be focusing on penetrating damp and exploring the various causes behind this common issue. As the names suggests, this form of damp penetrates the property, soaks through walls in a direct front to back manner, rather than rising up them. Although penetrating damp could occur at any level, in […]

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Written by Karim El Shenawi-Ali

As a Party Wall Surveyor, one of the more common question asked by adjoining owners is: “Will I pay your fees or will the building owner pay your fees?” Well, in this blog post, I will clarify exactly who is liable to pay the Party Wall Surveyor’s fee. Who pays the Party Wall Surveyor’s fees? […]

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Written by Sadek Miah

A Party Wall Surveyor specialises in resolving disputes that may arise under the Party Wall etc. Act 1996. Under the Act and within England and Wales, disputes can arise between homeowners who directly share a wall, often referred to as a Party Wall, or when homeowners are in close proximity to each other and building […]

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Written by Bradley Mackenzie

If you are planning on undertaking construction works to your property that fall within the remit of the Party Wall etc. Act 1996, one of the most typical questions you will be asking yourself is how soon should you serve the Party Wall Notice upon the adjoining owner.  Many building owners like to wait until […]

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