Party Wall may be used in 4 different legal senses
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Timber buildings survey

Pre-1980 poorly designed timber buildings resulted in condensation occurring within the timber frame, leading to the risk of wood rot, and without adequate fire-stopping in the cavities, so that in the event of a fire the flames would have been able to spread unchecked.  A TV documentary exposed these problems in 1983 and the timber frame market fell off a cliff.  Building regulations of course have subsequently come to the rescue and timber framed building has resurged especially as a sustainable method of construction

Party Wall Surveyor serving Thanet and London

Third Surveyor serving England and Wales

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