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My neighbour has started to excavate his foundations for his
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I live in an end of terrace house, I want to build a conservatory
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My neighbours have planning permission to increase the height of their
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I live in a detached house and my neighbour has a side extension
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i have just moved into a house on a new estate and am wondering
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Is a fishpond that is partly sunken in the ground a structure
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My intended single storey extension is within the 4 - 6 metre
My intended single storey extension is within the 4 - 6 metre distance from adjoining neighbours property. All neighbouring properties are piled to a depth of 12 metres including my own. My engineer h… read more
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Good afternoon, My question is two-fold I live in a mid-terraced
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hi, my neighbours are claiming that we have to give them
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dear sir Please can you answer the following we are building
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is there a requierment to serve notice for party wall agreement
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Hello, We have a terraced house and wish to build a single
Hello, We have a terraced house and wish to build a single storey rear extension between two similar rear extensions. We need to dig footings to support our rear wall but these footings will not go lo… read more
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