The Party Wall etc. Act 1996 came into force on 1st July 1997 and applies throughout England and Wales. (The Act does not apply to Scotland or Northern Ireland)
The Act provides a framework for preventing or resolving disputes in relation to Party Walls, Party Structures, Boundary Walls and Excavations near neighbouring buildings.
Anyone intending to carry out work (anywhere in England and Wales) of the kinds described in the Act must give Adjoining Owners notice of their intentions. The Act applies even to Crown, Government and Local Authority owned property.
JP have wide ranging experience discharging the various Surveyors roles established by the Act, always administering the requirements of the Act in a professional, fair and impartial manner.