If the chimney breast is attached to a party wall or located on the boundary line between your property and your neighbor’s property, you will need to seek a party wall agreement before starting any work. This is because removing the chimney breast could potentially impact your neighbor’s property and rights.
Advantages of Seeking Professional Assistance:
Helps to ensure that you have all the necessary agreements before starting work
Helps to prevent legal disputes and potential fines
Ensures that the work is carried out safely and to a high standard
Provides peace of mind that the changes are legal and compliant with regulations
What Happens if You Don’t Get a Party Wall Agreement
If you fail to obtain the necessary party wall agreement before starting work, you may be liable for any damage caused to your neighbor’s property as a result of the work. This could lead to legal disputes, fines, and other penalties. It’s always best to seek professional guidance and obtain the necessary agreements before starting any work on your property.
In conclusion, removing a chimney
breast can be a complex process that requires a thorough understanding of the necessary party wall agreements and regulations. Faulkners Redhill can provide expert guidance and assistance to ensure that you have all the necessary agreements before starting work. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help.