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An older term referring to a cancer involving the larynx and the apposed oesophagus. The term could still be useful, but because the word party as a synonym for shared, as in a two-party phone line, is fading from the working parlance, ‘shared’ seems less confusing
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Where works are being carried out to a party wall, party structure or party fence wall, Notices must be served two months in advance of the works.
You start by serving a notice on the affected neighbours and if they don't agree to the work, you resolve the 'dispute' with party wall surveyors and agreements.
There was no party wall agreement filed of record with the Office of the New York City Register as is the norm and the client had a very tight construction schedule with no room for delay.
Cutting into the party wall to take load bearing beams.
Alterations to party walls, shared with a neighbour, may also require special consent and it is a wise precaution to seek the advice of a specialist party wall surveyor.
The damage people have suffered ranges from having water cascading into their property from next-door, to pierced pipes to party walls being demolished.
With its many departments, meeting spaces, offices, and archives, the Akademie constituted quite a large programme, constrained by party walls each side, building lines to front and rear, and a height limit respecting the Brandenburg Gate.
The RICS West Midlands Property CPD Day (Continuing Professional Development) will have a number of eminent speakers giving their expert opinions on a wide range of key property issues, including those surrounding landlord and tenant, party walls and boundary disputes.
I MAKE no apology for returning to the subject of party walls as at least once a month we get a call from an anxious owner who is aware their neighbour intends to construct an extension and they are worried about the effect it might have on their own home.
Joseph, rue Philippe de Comines and Rue Neuve Racine Roubaix: asbestos removal, purge buildings, demolition, processing and reinforcement of party walls and ground treatment after demolition (preverdissement, riprap and installing red shale).
If the works affect the party walls or floors between two dwellings, then the adjacent owners must either agree to the work or an award must be prepared by two party wall surveyors.