Party Walls


The Act imposes rights and obligations on land owners wishing to conduct works governed by the Party Wall etc. Act 1996. It imposes pre-established rights and obligations on owners and occupiers affected by the works. BAQUS offer Party Wall Surveyor and Party Wall Adviser services.

Our Party Wall Surveying services include:

As Party Wall Adviser

Corporate Appointment – up until a dispute is deemed to have arisen.

As a Party Wall adviser, BAQUS staff with the requisite technical skills and experience of administering the legislation give support and advice during the initial design phase. They provide assistance to mitigate the party wall influences and help design out ‘Notifiable Works’. Where ‘Notifiable Works’ remains, our surveyors will prepare and Serve Party Wall Notices.

As Party Wall Surveyor

Personal Appointment – Covers work after a dispute has arisen (dissent or non-response to a Notice).

As Party Wall Surveyor we act as;

  • Building Owners Surveyor
  • Adjoining Owners Surveyor
  • Agreed Surveyor
  • Third Surveyor


  • 01

    BAQUS have staff with the requisite technical skills and experience of administering the legislation.

  • 02

    We have experience of all building types from refurbishments to new builds, historic buildings and even Roman City Walls

  • 03

    Our Surveyors are experienced in dealing with all aspects of Party Wall matters, our experience ranges from one-off small scale residential extensions to complex multi-million pound inner-city redevelopments requiring multiple Party Wall Awards.

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