If you are considering building work to your Barnet home that impacts a shared internal or external wall, or involves excavation work, it is likely that the development will come under the Party Wall Act.
You may have some questions about what this means for you as a Barnet property owner and whether you need the services of a Party Wall Surveyor. In particular you may like to know how many Party Wall Surveyors need to be involved in the drafting of a Party Wall Agreement.
If your Barnet neighbour does not provide written consent in the time required by the Party Wall Notice you must appoint a Party Wall Surveyor.
It is financially prudent to come to an understanding with your Barnet neighbour to choose one Party Wall Surveyor to draft the Party Wall Agreement. To smooth the way for this process, why not do some research first and go to your neighbour with a suggested Party Wall Surveyor? If you can cite their credentials and why you prefer them, it may make the process easier for your Barnet neighbour.
If it is not possible to agree on a Party Wall Surveyor the owner of the adjoining Barnet property has the right to appoint a separate surveyor and together the two Party Wall Surveyors will work out the Party Wall Agreement. The two Party Wall Surveyors will appoint a Third Party Wall Surveyor to be called upon to resolve further disputes.
Jordan Brettell are a firm of professional, experienced Party Wall Surveyors, keen to make the Party Wall process as easy as possible for you.
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