Being served a legal notice of works to an adjoining property can seem daunting. Having to issue a legal notice upon a neighbour can feel like a heavy task too. Without knowing what to do next, it can often seem like you’re in the dark.
Avoiding and addressing problems between neighbours at this early stage is crucial to ensuring the process runs smoothly, and the Party Wall etc. Act 1996 provides a framework for this.
Whilst the act is in place to protect all parties involved, the terminology and specifics of it can be difficult to navigate without the right knowledge. Talking to a seasoned professional can help you make the right decisions, with a clear outline of what to do next.
At The Hopps Partnership, our team of experienced party wall surveyors is ready to guide you through the ins and outs of the Party Wall Act. We’re specialists in The Party Wall etcetera Act 1996 and are on hand to offer clear, impartial advice and guidance specific to your needs.
If you’re planning to carry out works and must serve a notice upon your neighbours, we’ll help you through the process from start to finish. We’ll make sure you’re equipped with the right knowledge to move on to the next step.
If you’ve received a notice from a neighbour and need some advice, our expert team can answer any questions you may have related to the Party Wall Act, what your rights are and where you stand.
Read our breakdown and run-through of the Party Wall Act, or, for more detailed information specific to your case, email us or call 020 8502 6323 to speak to our team.