Party Wall Surveyor

Andrew WilliamsParty Wall

The term party wall surveyor is frequently used to describe a person who specialises in resolving disputes arising under the Party Wall etc Act 1996. This legislation is only applicable to England and Wales, which, on 1st July 1997, replaced Part VI of the London Building Acts (Amendment) Act 1939, which was only applicable to the Inner London Boroughs. A … Read More

New NES ECO Reporting Services

Andrew WilliamsNews, Surveying

OFGEM’s ECO scheme is the route through which energy companies have to meet statutory obligations to meet overall carbon reduction and affordable warmth targets.  The energy company needs to report to OFGEM an ECO score for each individual qualifying measure installed in a property in each month.  In the vast majority of cases, this will be produced using RDSAP. NES … Read More

Homebuyer Report

Andrew WilliamsHome Condition Reports, Surveying

The SAVA Home Condition Survey This is the original Home Condition Survey. Since its launch in 2007, the SAVA Home Condition Survey (HCS) has proved to be an excellent product for members and their home buying clients. The SAVA Home Condition Survey can only be produced by approved Home Inspectors. Putting you in the know Buying a house is a … Read More

The Premium Building Survey

Andrew WilliamsSurveying

A Building Survey, often referred to as a structural survey is a custom written report suitable for property of both conventional and unconventional construction and any age or size. This is a comprehensive report tailored to suit a particular property and will highlight defects, repairs and maintenance options. This type of report is essential for larger, older or more complex … Read More

The Green Deal

Andrew WilliamsNews

A new way of improving your home with no up-front costs? The Green Deal is not just a fantastic opportunity to reduce your energy costs and help the environment; it is also a superb way to improve your property. The great thing about Green Deal is there are no up front costs. The clever part is the repayments for improvements is collected … Read More

Party Wall Act

Andrew WilliamsParty Wall

The Act gives absolute rights to a Building Owner or developer to carry out works on his land affecting a party wall or party structure. A Building Owner/developer has rights to cut into a party structure, cut projections off from the party structure, underpin it and inject into it. He also has rights to undertake excavations, say for a new … Read More


Andrew WilliamsParty Wall

Thinking of building a large supermarket near to existing property or a simple home extension? Whatever you are building – Don’t forget the Party Wall etc Act 1966. Just because you have obtained planning permission and building control approval for your project does not remove the need to comply with the Party Wall Act where it is applicable. The Party Wall etc … Read More