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Neighbourly Matters

We can advise you on your rights and responsibilities and help you achieve a successful outcome

When planned building work has the potential to impact on neighbouring properties, we are able to offer impartial advice.

We provide the following services:

  • Party wall awards
  • Crane oversail licences
  • Scaffolding licences
  • Ransom strips advice
  • Easements advice
  • Access negotiations
  • Boundary wall disputes

The Party Wall Act can have a significant impact upon planned development. We have a detailed understanding of this specialist legislation and the expertise needed to create fair, balanced outcomes for all parties involved. Our project and construction experience also allows us to provide innovative solutions which can often circumvent issues causing disputes.

Not sitting on the fence

Whichever side of the fence you are sat on, we can advise you on your rights and responsibilities and help you achieve a successful outcome.

The Party Wall Etc. Act 1996 should not be viewed by Developers as just another piece of red tape that has to be negotiated. If it is utilised and managed properly, it is a piece of enabling legislation that avoids lengthy and costly disputes. It does not allow adjoining owners to stand in the way of reasonable development whilst at the same time protecting those same adjoining owners from unwanted disruption and poor quality development.

We work with developers and design teams from an early stage in projects to minimise the potential for disputes to arise and where they do, we ensure we have a strategy in place to resolve them quickly.

We also work with adjoining owners to ensure the works undertaken cause the least disruption and are completed to a good standard of design and workmanship.

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