Party Walls

Party walls, boundary walls and excavations near neighbouring buildings.

Party Walls

Gemstock are experienced in acting for either the building owner or adjoining owner or as the agreed surveyor where building works bring into play The Party Wall etc. Act 1996.

Gemstock can prepare a document known as a ‘party wall award’ which sets out the owners’ rights and responsibilities in relation to how the work should proceed and covers items such as working hours, what happens in case of damage and access for the surveyor(s) during the course of the works.

Party wall surveying services.
Schedules of Condition prepared before works start and checked following completion of building works to adjacent or adjoining property.
Preparing party wall awards.
Access agreements for work on neighbours land outside the Party Wall etc Act 1996.
Crane or other oversailing licences.