The Party Wall Act - What It Can Mean For You
Updated: Aug 3, 2022
So you’ve got planning permission for your new extension or loft conversion, the architect is preparing drawings for the Building Control submission, the builder has confirmed a start date and your neighbour mentions the ‘party wall agreement’.
The what agreement?!
Like most people until that point, you were probably blissfully unaware of the Party Wall etc. Act 1996 - why would you be?
But your neighbour insists that they want a party wall agreement. What it is it, when is it applicable and importantly, how does it affect the works you are looking to carry out.
In this series of blog articles we will try to explain the process behind the Party Wall etc. Act 1996, we hope you find them useful.