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The work we do

We have over 15 years of experience in residential developments and are specialists in domestic Party Wall Surveys, Notices and related matters in the south east of England. We specialise in work for extensions, loft conversions and internal alterations to residential properties. We take pride in producing accurate and legally valid Party Wall Notices and Party Wall Awards and can provide a schedule of condition.

For more information please see our services information.

Our Ethos

We provide a friendly, efficient and professional service with transparent pricing. We aim to help customers to get the very best protection without incurring unnecessary high costs. Our communication is clear so everyone understands each and every stage of the process. We care about our clients and are responsive to their needs.

For initial consultation call us now, on 020 3393 3744 or contact us here.

Do I need to serve Party Wall Party Notice?

If you are having building work done on your property that structurally impacts or, in some cases is near a shared wall or boundary then it is a legal requirement that you serve your neighbour(s) with a notice that describes the work and asks for their consent.

For more details on is covered by the Party Wall Act please see our FAQ.

What choices does the adjoining owner have?

The adjoining owners then either

  • consent to the work being carried out
  • Consent but request for a schedule of condition
  • Dissent but request a full Party Wall Award including a schedule of condition.

Please note the Owner has the legal responsibility to pay for whichever choice the adjoining owner opts for.

What are the benefits of having a Party Wall award?

Both owners and adjoining owners are better protected if a schedule of condition is carried out. This is because if there is an issue, for example cracks in a shared wall, either during the build or in the years that follow there is a record to document the condition of the wall via photographs before work has commenced.

The Party Wall Award is a legal document normally containing the schedule of condition, which enables the surveyor(s) to award compensation and the owner to avoid expensive legal action in a county court. Documents and photographs are retained by the surveyor(s) indefinitely.

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