Handle Retaining Wall or Party Wall Disputes

November 13, 2023
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Handle Retaining Wall or Party Wall Disputes with Expert Help from Faulkner Surveyors

If you are a homeowner or a property owner in the UK, you may be familiar with the term ‘Party Wall’ or ‘Retaining Wall’, and the disputes that can often arise in relation to them. A Party Wall is a shared wall, fence, or other structure that separates two properties, while a Retaining Wall is a structure designed to hold back soil or other materials at different levels.

Unfortunately, disputes between neighbours can often arise when it comes to these structures, and they can be difficult to resolve without expert help. That’s where Faulkner Surveyors come in – we offer a range of services to help you handle Party Wall and Retaining Wall disputes in a professional and effective manner.

What is a Party Wall Dispute and how can Faulkner Surveyors help?

If you are planning to carry out works on a shared wall, you must serve a Party Wall notice to your neighbour(s) to inform them of the proposed works and how it may affect their property. If they object to the works, a Party Wall dispute can arise.

At Faulkner Surveyors, our team of experienced surveyors can act as Party Wall surveyors on your behalf, handling all aspects of the process on your behalf. We can provide advice on the Party Wall Act, the notices that must be served, and the procedures that need to be followed. We can also provide expert advice in resolving disputes, including agreeing on the scope of works, preparing Schedule of Condition reports, and drafting Party Wall awards.

What is a Retaining Wall issue and how can Faulkner Surveyors help?

If you are building a structure that requires a retaining wall, you may need to apply for planning permission, which can be a complex process. At Faulkner Surveyors, our experienced team can help you with the planning process, including preparing drawings and submitting the application on your behalf. We can also provide guidance on the selection of the most suitable materials for your retaining wall, ensuring that it meets all relevant regulations. Additionally, if you are experiencing issues with an existing retaining wall, such as cracks or bulges, our team can provide a comprehensive survey and offer advice on remedial works.

Why choose Faulkner Surveyors for your Party Wall and Retaining Wall issues?

At Faulkner Surveyors, we have a wealth of experience in handling Party Wall and Retaining Wall disputes, and our team is committed to providing the highest level of service to our clients. We pride ourselves on our professionalism, expertise, and attention to detail, and we will work with you every step of the way to ensure that your issues are resolved in the most effective way possible. We understand that these disputes can be stressful and time-consuming, which is why we offer a range of services designed to provide you with peace of mind and the best possible outcome.

Faulkners Surveyors can help today

Dealing with Party Wall and Retaining Wall disputes can be complex and stressful, but with the help of Faulkner Surveyors, you can ensure that your issues are resolved in the most effective way possible. Our team of experienced surveyors are committed to providing the highest level of service to our clients, and we offer a range of services designed to provide you with peace of mind and the best possible outcome. So if you are dealing with a Party Wall or Retaining Wall issue, don’t hesitate to get in touch with Faulkner Surveyors today.

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