The Party Wall etc. Act 1996 was enacted as a guideline for homeowners when building work involves a party wall or party fence wall, and Party Wall Solutions Baildon takes it seriously.
It was intended to reduce disputes by mandating that property owners use the services of qualified Chartered Surveyors, such as ourselves, to determine the form and schedule of essential modifications.
Do I fall under the Party Wall etc. Act 1996?
Do you intend to do work involving:
If so, it is necessary to evaluate if the work falls within the scope of the Act. A legal notice must be provided to all surrounding property owners if this occurs.
Oftentimes, determining whether a particular building project falls under the Act is more involved than merely considering the preceding bullet points. If you fail to identify the status of your project accurately, your building activities may be deemed illegal.
At Party Wall Solutions Baildon, we have years of experience in party wall matters, and we guide our clients through a typically complex, confusing, and stressful process.
Additionally, we assist the owners of adjacent properties to a structure undergoing renovations. We will execute the correct methods to limit the danger of any form of damage, regardless of the issue.