Free
Party Wall Advice

Give us a call and speak directly with one of our qualified experienced Party Wall Surveyors. We are here to help and happy to answer your Party Wall Questions.

Email us drawings, Party Wall Notices or photographs and our qualified Party Wall Surveying team will review them, and provide a response within 30 minutes.

Party Wall Surveying
Costs

We believe that Party Wall Surveying Costs should be transparent. in order to obtain a fixed cost, please get in touch with our Surveying team who will be happy to advise.

Party Wall Notice

From £50 + VAT

Schedule of Condition Report

From £350 + VAT

Party Wall Award

From £700 + VAT

Team Accreditations

  • qualifications

    Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

    The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors is one of the world's largest and most influential professional bodies that regulates and promotes the property surveying profession. With a Royal Charter since 1881. Within our team, we have both RICS Registered Party Wall Surveyors, Valuers and RICS Accredited Mediators.

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    Chartered Institute of Building

    The Chartered Institute of Building is the world's largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership. With a Royal Charter since 1834 to promote the science and practice of building and construction for the benefit of society.

  • qualifications

    Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

    The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators is the world’s leading qualification and professional body for dispute avoidance and dispute management. With a Royal Charter since1979.

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    CABE

    Chartered Association of Building Engineers

    A Building Engineer is a competent, professionally qualified, experienced individual with a critical understanding of the interaction of buildings and people. Building Engineers collaborate to deliver better outcomes for everyone.

  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

    The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors is one of the world’s largest and most influential professional bodies that regulates and promotes the property surveying profession. With a Royal Charter since 1881. Within our team, we have both RICS Registered Party Wall Surveyors, Valuers and RICS Accredited Mediators.

    Chartered Institute of Building

    The Chartered Institute of Building is the world’s largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership. With a Royal Charter since 1834 to promote the science and practice of building and construction for the benefit of society.

    Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

    The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators is the world’s leading qualification and professional body for dispute avoidance and dispute management. With a Royal Charter since1979.

    CABE

    Chartered Association of Building Engineers

    A Building Engineer is a competent, professionally qualified, experienced individual with a critical understanding of the interaction of buildings and people. Building Engineers collaborate to deliver better outcomes for everyone.

  • qualifications

    Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution

    The Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) specialises in mediation and alternative dispute resolution (ADR). We are an independent non-profit organisation and a registered charity.

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    RICS

    The independent quality assurance process of Valuer Registration, reinforces the highest professional standards. Valuer Registration is a risk monitoring and quality assurance programme which checks compliance with the RICS Red Book.

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    Accredited Mediators

    All Accredited Mediators included on the register will have successfully completed training with RICS or a training provider that meets the requirements of the Civil Mediation Council.

  • qualifications

    Faculty of Party Wall Surveyors

    The Faculty of Party Wall Surveyors promotes the highest standards of professional practice in this field of expertise and to expand the knowledge and study of all matters to do with party walls, to encourage the exchange of information and ideas amongst its Members.

  • Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution

    The Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) specialises in mediation and alternative dispute resolution (ADR). We are an independent non-profit organisation and a registered charity.

    RICS

    The independent quality assurance process of Valuer Registration, reinforces the highest professional standards. Valuer Registration is a risk monitoring and quality assurance programme which checks compliance with the RICS Red Book.

    Accredited Mediators

    All Accredited Mediators included on the register will have successfully completed training with RICS or a training provider that meets the requirements of the Civil Mediation Council.

    Faculty of Party Wall Surveyors

    The Faculty of Party Wall Surveyors promotes the highest standards of professional practice in this field of expertise and to expand the knowledge and study of all matters to do with party walls, to encourage the exchange of information and ideas amongst its Members.

FAQ

How much do Advising Engineers cost?

In structurally complex works, or works that pose a high risk. Adjoining Owner’s Surveyor will request the input of an advising engineer. The Engineers role will be to review the works from the perspective of the adjoining owner’s property, mitigating the risk to it’s lowest form.

Advising Engineers, costs start at circa £500.

Security for Expenses is a sum of money held on account ensuring the Adjoining Owner’s property is protected against future damage and unfinished works. This is usually for structurally complex works posing a high risk. Upon completion of the works, the sum will be returned to the Building Owner.

Security for Expense costs begin at circa £2,000.

In the unlikely event of a dispute between the Building Owner’s and Adjoining Owner’s Surveyor. The Third Surveyor can be called upon to resolve the matter, enabling the process to move ahead smoothly without further delay.

Third Surveyor costs begin at circa £2,000.

Movement monitoring is for structurally complex works posing a high risk. The Adjoining Owner’s property will be monitored throughout the duration of the works ensuring movement is detected early, allowing it to be addressed before becoming a serious structural concern.

Movement Monitoring costs begin at circa £950.

If damage is caused as a result of the Party Wall works, the Building Owner will be liable for the repair and making good costs. The Adjoining Owner may request their own contractor repair the damage, at the cost of the Building, this is usually dealt with as a payment in lieu. Here at Icon Surveyors, we will endeavour to keep you in the loop throughout and ensure you will be made aware of any potential cost prior to them arising.

Rather than being a fixed cost, these tend to be based on the Party Wall Surveyor’s hourly rate being applied to the amount of reasonable time spent agreeing the Party Wall Award. These fees are in most cases the responsibility of the Building Owner.

Adjoining Owners Surveyor costs begin at circa £850.