Posts Tagged ‘Surveyors Report’

Alternatives to party wall injunctions

If a building owner starts work without first serving the required notice under the Party Wall Act the adjoining owner can apply to the Court for an emergency injunction stopping the works. But party wall injunctions are not the only option. Where the building owner serves a notice and the adjoining owner does not agree to the works within 14 days then a "deemed" dispute arises (for example, under section 5 ...

Boundary disputes 2 – The surveyor’s report

In my last post I explained that the starting point in any boundary dispute is to find and analyse the first conveyance. In this post I will cover the next stage, which is to commission a boundary surveyor’s report. The Court of Appeal set out what the surveyor should be asked to do in the case of Childs v Vernon [2007] EWCA Civ 305:- “On the issue of the ...