What Is A Party Wall Agreement (Award)

What Is A Party Wall Agreement (Award)?

 

A party wall agreement (award) is a document drawn up by the appointed surveyor(s) listing the following details.

- Guidelines governing how the proposed works should progress

- A "Schedule of Condition" of the adjoining property, often supported by a set of photographs

- Drawing(s) showing details of the proposed works

- Working hours; normally 8am to 6.00pm weekdays for residential work

- Assurances regarding the contractor’s insurances

- Indemnities by the building owner in favour of the adjoining owner

- Access arrangement for the surveyors

- A time limit for commencement of the works

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