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Experts in Party Walls

As expert Party Wall Surveyors with years of experience, Icon Surveyors offers unparalleled service and expertise in resolving party wall issues. Whether you’re dealing with complex disputes or simple agreements, our skilled team has the knowledge and experience to ensure efficient and effective resolution. When it comes to your property, don’t settle for anything less than the best. Trust the expertise of Icon Surveyors, your trusted and reliable expert party wall surveyor.

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Lightning-fast and helpful advice to solve all your property problems. With the knowledge and experience, to guide you through any issues you face, ensuring a speedy and efficient resolution. Don’t let property problems hold you back – trust the professionals at Icon Surveyors to provide the advice you need when you need it!

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The best service in the industry, with a friendly and approachable team, working with us an amazing experience. With expertise and a commitment to delivering results, we’ll ensure your project is completed on time and to the highest standard. Don’t settle for second best – choose Icon Surveyors for an exceptional service that exceeds all expectations.

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Trusted advice, upfront costs and a helpful service… Your specialist RICS accredited party wall surveyors in Central London.

Whether you need to issue a Party Wall Notice, or you’ve been served one, RICS accredited Icon Surveyors are here to provide all the expert advice you need, so you can feel reassured and clear on the next steps to take.

Party wall surveying is our speciality, and our knowledge of property and building surveying is extensive. Homeowner or developer, our North London party wall surveyors will make sure you and everyone involved are fully informed from the outset, for the best possible outcomes for all.

The Party Wall etc. Act 1996 Covers Three Different Types of Work

1. Works directly to a Party Wall, Party Structure or Party Fence Wall

2. Excavations within 3m or 6m to a depth lower than the adjoining owner’s
(the neighbour’s) foundations

3. New walls built up to, or astride, the line of junction

Why Choose Icon Surveyors as your Central London party wall surveyors?

Choose Icon Surveyors as your trusted Central London party wall surveyors. With extensive experience in party wall matters and qualifications in building surveying, we provide unparalleled service and advice. As regulated professionals, we take personal accountability for your project’s outcome, ensuring the highest standards of professionalism and integrity. Trust us to navigate the complexities of party wall issues with expertise and dedication. Contact Icon Surveyors today for reliable and exceptional service in Central London.

Icon Surveyors is your top choice for party wall surveyors in Central London. Our wealth of specialist experience and qualifications in building surveying make us the go-to firm for all your party wall needs. With our commitment to professionalism and accountability, we take personal responsibility for delivering outstanding results. Trust our expertise and let us guide you through the complexities of party wall matters. Contact Icon Surveyors today to benefit from our exceptional service and comprehensive advice in Central London.

Peace of Mind – Your Personal Guarantee from Icon Surveyors

When it comes to party wall matters, it’s crucial to consider the potential issues that can arise. Invalid notices prepared by unqualified parties can lead to costly delays. That’s why it’s essential to rely on expert party wall surveyors in Central London who are accredited and highly experienced.

By choosing accredited and experienced party wall surveyors, you can have peace of mind knowing that your legal responsibilities are being handled according to the correct protocols. At Icon Surveyors, we prioritize providing ample information to everyone involved, which reduces the likelihood of a Party Wall Notice being challenged. This, in turn, leads to fewer delays, reduced costs, and a smoother overall project.

Trust the expertise of our party wall surveyors to guide you through the process, ensuring that your party wall matters are handled efficiently and professionally. Contact Icon Surveyors today for trusted advice and a seamless experience with your party wall projects.

Party Wall Surveyors Role

Expert Consultation

Our Party Wall Surveying experts guide you through your construction project, ensuring compliance with the Party Wall Act while streamlining the process and minimizing disputes.

Serving Notice

We prepare and serve clear, concise, and legally compliant Party Wall Notices, enhancing the chances of gaining consent from your neighbours while outlining the project’s impact.

Surveyor Appointment

If adjoining owners request a surveyor, our skilled Party Wall Surveyors represent your interests and collaborate with others to ensure fair and impartial resolutions for both parties.

Crafting the Party Wall Award

Our surveyors carefully assess proposed works and draft a thorough Party Wall Award, providing you with peace of mind and confidence to move forward with your project.

Monitoring and Ensuring Compliance

Our Party Wall Surveyors monitor construction progress, ensuring compliance with the Party Wall Award, and verifying proper completion without damage to adjoining properties.

How it Works

We have developed a simple and effective 3-step process to help you achieve success with your Party Wall Surveying need.

Building Owner

I am planning to undertake Works

STEP 1

Get a free, no-obligation fixed-price quote by simply emailing us your plans or drawings. It’s that easy!

STEP 2

Get your project moving without delay! With our lightning-fast service, you’ll receive your fixed-price quote within just 30 minutes.

STEP 3

Speak with our expert team to get all your questions answered and make informed decisions about your project.

Adjoining Owner

My neighbour is planning works

STEP 1

Get peace of mind with a free, no-obligation discussion. Email us your Party Wall Notice today and chat with our expert team in no time!

STEP 2

Our speedy service ensures you’ll never be left waiting for long. Within just 30 minutes, you will be speaking with an expert. Count on us for a quick response!

STEP 3

Empower yourself to make the best decisions for your home! Our expert team will provide you with all the information you need to weigh your options and proceed with confidence. Get in touch today and take the first step towards your peace of mind.

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Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Chartered Institute of Building Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
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    Party Wall etc Act 1996 Notifiable Construction works

    Loft Conversion

    A Loft Conversion is a common type of construction work, that falls within the remit of the Party Wall etc. Act 1996 and require Party Wall Notices to be issued. Loft Conversions commonly invoke two sections of the Party Wall Act, first is due to the removal of the existing roof, thereby exposing the Party Wall. Second, cutting into the Party Wall for the insertion of the steel support beams.

    Internal Works

    There are various internal works that fall within the remit of the Party Wall etc. Act 1996 and require Party Wall Notices to be issued. The most common is Chimney Breast removal. Both cutting away the Chimney Breast attached to the Party Wall, and the associated support, for the remaining stack or breast, are covered by the Party Wall etc Act 1996.

    Home Extension

    Home extensions are the most common type of construction work that falls within the remit of the Party Wall etc. Act 1996, they often require Party Wall Notices to be issued. Home extensions commonly invoke two sections of the Party Wall etc. Act 1996. The first relates to the excavation for the foundations of the extension. Second, is dependent on the location of the extensions flank wall, if this is built up to or astride the boundary line, this will require the service of Party Wall Notices.

    New Walls

    Construction of new walls can fall under the remit of the Party Wall etc. Act 1996, and often require Party Wall Notices to be issued. If a new wall is being up to, or astride the boundary line. A Party Wall Notices will be required under the Party Wall etc. Act 1996. This will also facilitate access to the adjoining owners land, to ensure the wall is completed safely and to a good standard.

    Basement Conversions

    Basement Conversions fall within the remit of the Party Wall etc. Act 1996 and require Party Wall Notices to be issued. When undertaking a basement extension, both the deep excavations and underpinning to the existing Party Wall or adjoining owner’s wall, are what the industry call higher risk works. It’s common practice to have a checking engineer appointed and Security for Expenses requested by an adjoining owner’s Surveyor.

    Other Works

    The Party Wall etc. Act 1996 covers various types of works, commonly misunderstood to fall within the Acts remit. Want to know more? Give us a call now, we are more than happy to discuss your Party Wall Surveying requirements.

    FAQs

    We’ve compiled a list of the most commonly asked questions from our clients to make sure you have all the information you need to make informed decisions about your project. From pricing to scheduling, we’ve got you covered.

    Plus, with our expert team on hand to address any additional questions or concerns you may have, you can rest assured that you’re in good hands.

    Don’t let uncertainty hold you back – check out our FAQ section today and get the answers you need to succeed!


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      What is Party Wall Surveying?

      It is a process that deals with disputes and agreements between neighbours regarding shared walls or structures.

      It is required when carrying out certain works that affect a shared wall, such as a building or excavation near the boundary.

      The building owner initiating the works is generally responsible for paying the Party Wall Surveyor’s fees.

      The duration varies depending on the complexity of the project, but it can range from a few weeks to a few months.

      They mediate between the building owner and the adjoining owner, assess potential risks, and ensure compliance with the Party Wall Act.

      Prepare the Notice detailing the proposed works, serve it to the adjoining owner(s), and allow a statutory notice period.

      They have the option to appoint their own Party Wall Surveyor to safeguard their interests during the process.

      No, serving a Party Wall Notice is a legal requirement. Failing to do so can result in legal consequences.

      A Party Wall Award is a legally binding document that outlines the rights and responsibilities of all parties involved. It is obtained through an agreement or, if necessary, by Party Wall Surveyors making a decision.

      Non-compliance can lead to legal disputes, injunctions, and potential financial liabilities.

      Why Choose Icon Surveyors

      Highly qualified

      Certified by the leading governing bodies in the property industry

      Experienced

      More than 20 years of experience in the industry

      Local

      UK-wide locations mean we’re always close by for your surveying needs.

      Competitive Pricing

      Offering you the best value for money

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