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The Agreed Surveyor Route

The Party Wall etc. Act 1996 provides a practical and efficient solution for resolving disputes between a building owner and an adjoining owner through the Agreed Surveyor route. This approach allows both parties to mutually appoint a single, impartial surveyor to act on their behalf. The agreed surveyor's appointment is statutory, and the surveyor is duty-bound to act impartially ensureing a fair and balanced determination of any matter.

When you choose the Agreed Surveyor route, you can expert:

  • Impartial Expert Advice: The Agreed Surveyor is a neutral party, dedicated to representing the interests of both sides equally. This ensures that the decisions made are fair, transparent, and in compliance with the Act.

  • Prompt Process: Appointing an Agreed Surveyor simplifies the procedure, reducing the potential for prolonged disputes and facilitating prompt determinations. This can save both time and costs on any determined fee.

  • Expert Professional Guidance: With Stephen Hawes as your Agreed Surveyor, you gain access to extensive multi-chartered expertise and over 15 years of experience in construction and administering the Party Wall, etc. Act 1996. Stephen's in-depth understanding of the Act and commitment to professionalism and first-class service ensure that your rights are protected and any issues are addressed effectively and impartially.

Concurring to the appointment of a jointly appointed Agreed Surveyor not only fosters a collaborative approach but also upholds neighbourly relationships with respect to building projects. Let Stephen Hawes guide you through the process with precision and care, safeguarding your interests every step of the way.


0203 974 2860 



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