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I've started an extension and my neighbour has brought up
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I am building a new (low) 2 storey garage adjacent to my
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We have a staggered (front and back of property) mid-terrace
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My nextdoor neighbour is in the process of constructing a large
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I am currently having an extension built above my garage( semi
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Further to the helpful answer to the above question.
Further to the helpful answer to the above question. I assume the wall and garage which I believe we own will be covered by the Party Wall Act. In reading parts of the Act I note paragraphs that refer… read more
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Good morning. Our next door neighbour is having an extension
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The single storey kitchen and garage of my house have a wall
The single storey kitchen and garage of my house have a wall on the building line between mw and my neighbour. He is starting to build a similar extension within his boundary with a seperation of only… read more
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I did a planning application for extension/conservatory to
I did a planning application for extension/conservatory to be built on our boundary, replacing the existing fence. Planning permission and building regulations has been accepted for over 3 months. Can… read more
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I the ground and first floor party wall between two properties
I the ground and first floor party wall between two properties is not vertical ie the first floor oversails the ground floor. Can an extension go beyond the party wall on the relevant level? i.e. can … read more
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Good afternoon, My question is two-fold I live in a mid-terraced
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I hope you can help. My daughter has just returned to her garden
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dear sir Please can you answer the following we are building
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We have an existing garage wall built at the boundary between
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Hello, We have a terraced house and wish to build a single
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