Faulkners Surveyors (Party Wall) was developed in 2010 and has grown rapidly over the past decade as a specialist company offering expert and dedicated services. Our team are dedicated to providing a quality service for affordable and transparent costs.

Our goal is to make the process as simplified and smooth as possible by taking all matters forward progressive and in line with the Act. We aim to keep all celebrations as much as date with the process and provide guarantee and convenience in the knowledge that qualified professionals in Party Wall Matters have actually been selected. The guarantee that our surveyors are members of the Faculty of Party Wall Surveyors and that the company is an acknowledged RICS company offers a network of security and benefiting aspects of the support and backing of governing bodies.

The director of Faulkners Surveyors (Party Wall) is also a chair for the Northern Home Counties location of the Faculty of Faulkners Surveyors (Party Wall) whom provides regular satisfies to ensure all regional surveyors have access to ongoing assistance and training. This ensures that we depend on date with relevant and recent case Law along with general practices and working policies.

Faulkners Surveyors (Party Wall) is therefore not only acknowledged for its expert group and cost effective services by clients but likewise by and within the network of Party Wall Surveyors both locally and nationally.

Party Wall (WikiPedia)

A party wall (occasionally parti-wall or parting wall, also known as common wall or as a demising wall) is a dividing partition between two adjoining buildings that is shared by the occupants of each residence or business. Typically, the builder lays the wall along a property line dividing two terraced houses, so that one half of the wall’s thickness lies on each side. This type of wall is usually structural. Party walls can also be formed by two abutting walls built at different times. The term can be also used to describe a division between separate units within a multi-unit apartment complex. Very often the wall in this case is non-structural but designed to meet established criteria for sound and/or fire protection, i.e. a firewall.

Party Wall act

How The Party Wall etc.

In simplified terms, the Party Wall etc. If the Adjoining Owners are pleased that the Structure Owners’ proposed works will be of no hassle or, posture no threat of damage to their residential or commercial property, the Adjoining Owners only need to verify, in composing, that they consent to the works and the Party Wall and so on. The 2nd phase would just be activated if the Adjoining Owners had any issues relating to the Structure Owners’ propositions or selected to ignore the Notification served by the Building Owners.
A disagreement would then be deemed to have actually occurred and, the structure provided by the Party Wall etc. At the point of a “disagreement” having arisen, both the Building Owners and the Adjoining Owners have to select a Party Wall Property surveyor to proceed with solving the dispute.
Prior to any conflict emerging, Building Owners and Adjacent Owners do not necessarily require the services of a Party Wall Property Surveyor. The Party Wall Business are frequently commissioned to provide advice on the Act and to serve the relevant Party Wall Notices, ensuring they are legally legitimate.

What is a Party Wall Notification?

Structure Owners preparing to bring out any of the works specified within the Party Wall and so on. Act 1996 have a legal responsibility to serve written Notification on any Adjoining Owner who may be impacted by the Building Owners proposed works.
Mr Herman wanted to fix the Party Fence Wall that divided the 2 gardens and served a Notification on Mr and Mrs Lehmann. As Mr Herman just served the Notification in his name, Mr and Mrs Lehmann declined to accept the Notice as being valid and argued that as both Mr and Mrs Herman would be related to as Building Owners under the Act, Mrs Herman must likewise be included on the Notice.

What is a Party Wall Award?

A Party Wall Award is a legally binding file in between Building Owners and Adjoining Owners, which has actually been concurred by the selected property surveyor( s), authorising the execution of structure work in accordance with the Act. A Set up of Condition study of the Adjoining Owners residential or commercial property, although not a specific requirement of the Party Wall and so on. Act 1996, is popular and forms a recommendation document within the Award.

I Already Have Planning Permission And/ Or Structure Control Approval. Do I Still Need To Follow The Party Wall Act?

If your prepared works would be deemed notifiable under the Party Wall Act then yes, you would have to follow the treatments set out within the Act. No Regional Authority consent or approval would eliminate the legal obligation to serve a Party Wall Notice upon your neighbour( s).

Does The Party Wall Act Cover Garden Fences?

The Act does cover “Party Fence Walls” which are considered to be a wall of strong structure that sits astride a limit and not belonging to a structure. Therefore, any works to such walls that would be considered notifiable under the Party Wall Act would also apply to Party Fence Walls. Lumber fencing, precast concrete posts with infill panel fencing, etc would not be deemed to be a Party Fence Wall, whether astride a border or not.

If the Adjacent Owners are pleased that the Structure Owners’ proposed works will be of no trouble or, position no risk of damage to their property, the Adjoining Owners just require to confirm, in writing, that they consent to the works and the Party Wall and so on. At the point of a “conflict” having actually occurred, both the Structure Owners and the Adjacent Owners have to appoint a Party Wall Surveyor to proceed with dealing with the conflict. The Party Wall Company are typically commissioned to supply advice on the Act and to serve the appropriate Party Wall Notices, ensuring they are lawfully legitimate. A Party Wall Award is a lawfully binding file in between Structure Owners and Adjacent Owners, which has actually been concurred by the designated surveyor( s), authorising the execution of structure work in accordance with the Act. Any works to such walls that would be considered notifiable under the Party Wall Act would also use to Party Fence Walls.

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