Posts by James Audsley

  • Party wall award procedure and process

    My first post gave a brief background to party walls and the procedure of preparing and responding to notices served in accordance with the Party Wall etc. Act 1996 (PWA 1996). This second post provides an overview of the award procedure and process from a surveyor’s perspective.

  • Introduction to party wall issues

    Building works and developments on or near a boundary between properties in differing ownerships provide an open invitation to numerous and much reported arguments and disputes. The Party Wall etc. Act 1996 (PWA 1996) contains a dispute resolution framework administered by impartial surveyors. It sets out statutory rules and regulations that give notice of proposed works … Continue reading Introduction to party wall issues