Quatrefoils services

In this video we will explain you the services of Quatrefoils. Indeed we offer you we have building surveying services, design services and a project services. Our company is a surveyor can help you for party wall agreement and notice, you do also construction surveying, for that we have building surveyors and property surveyors…

What is a Building Surveyor ?

In this video we will explain you why choose Quatrefoils. Indeed we offer you we have building surveying services, design services and a project services. Our company is a surveyor can help you for party wall agreement and notice, you do also construction surveying, for that we have building surveyors and property surveyors…

Party walls

A party Wall award can often be required when you undertake construction works either on an existing or for a proposed building. Many people look at the title of the act which is the “Party Wall etc Act” and are under the misconception that it only relates to works that are carried out on the wall between two joined premises which is known as the “Party Wall” but this is not the case. There are a number of other items covered by the Act and the clue is in the etc. suffix at the end of the title. A few examples of items that would be included are such things as Adjacent Excavation notices. If you’re digging in the back garden of your house for an extension and the excavation will be lower than those of your next­door neighbour within a distance of 3 m then you need to let the neighbours know under the terms of section 6 of the party wall legislation. If you’re piling different distances and depths apply. Within flats for example you can have such things as Party Structures which refer to that part of the building that separates different homes or areas accessed by their own staircase or entrance. If example you’re in a first­floor flat in doing work to your floors such as putting insulation in for sound purposes of even a level access shower tray you need to let the ground floor premises know as your floor is their ceiling and you […]

Is the removal of plaster a notifiable matter?

There has been contrasting views across the party wall sector as to whether the removal of plaster requires the serving of party wall notices. Faculty guidelines now indicate that if plaster is being removed by use of mechanical tools, this will require notification as there is a risk of damage to neighbouring properties, however if the works are carried out by hand with hand tools and the plaster comes off relatively easily, notice will not be required.

Residential Extension – Quatrefoils Services

A brief overview of our services with regard to Residential Extensions. Please contact us for more information to discuss your project further.