Are you the Building Owner or the Adjoining Owner?
The Party Wall Etc. Act 1996 affects all building work which involves:
- Work on an existing wall shared with another property
- Building on the boundary
- Excavation near a neighbouring building
If the work falls within the Act you must serve a statutory notice on all those defined in the Act as "adjoining owners".
To be clear whether your works fall within the Act, or for a free Consultation, please contact our team directly on 0161 429 1670 and arrange for an initial consultation with a Roger Hannah & Co. specialist.
WHAT DOES THE ACT COVER?
- New building at or astride the site boundary line between properties.
- Various works affecting an existing party wall including extending it, underpinning, rebuilding, repairing, or reducing it.
- Excavation or construction of foundations for a new building within 3 m of a neighbouring building if work will go deeper than the neighbour's foundations.
- Excavation or construction of foundations for a new building within 6m of a neighbours building where the work would cut a line drawn downwards at 45° from the bottom of the neighbours foundations.
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