The Party Wall etc. Act 1996 is a piece of facilitating legislation to allow building owners to carry out works to their property, including limited interference with any neighboring property without the need to obtain a court order which would be costly for each party.
It is a form of dispute resolution, a very common way to deal with legal disputes now but were much rarer when the Act originally became law.
In Coming Articles on this site and our dedicated party wall site https://www.partywall.pro we will explore different parts of the act and the outline processes involved when undertaking building works under the act.
The First Article on our dedicated Party Wall Surveyors Canterbury Site is now live and it is on Schedules of Condition and why they are a good idea for both Building Owners and Adjoining Owners
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