Watsons provide services covering all Party Wall Matters, from reviewing construction plans and structural calculations, preparing a schedule of conditions, serving Notices that you intend to carry out works, and serving Party Wall Awards. If you have received a Party Wall Notice, feel free to contact us. Our Surveyors will provide you with an initial consultation and can assist you further in responding and creating a Party Wall Award.
You can rest assured that Watsons has the knowledge and experience to give you the best advice, and serve the required notice or award.
At Watsons we strive to provide the most efficient service to facilitate
an agreement between property owners.
What is a Party Wall?
The main types of party walls are:
Recognise How the Act Applies to You
We understand that many people are unfamiliar with the Party Wall Act and will not fully understand how it applies to them. Party Wall Matters can become complex and costly, especially in instances where property owners do not agree with a served notice. Anyone serving a notice of works, must supply sufficient information upfront to adjoining owner(s) to keep any costs low. Depending on whether you are a Building Owner (carrying out the works) or an Adjoining Owner (neighbour affected by the works), you will be affected in different ways, which are discussed below.
Types of work covered under the Party Wall Act:
What is the Party Wall etc. Act 1996?
What does the Act cover?