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Party Walls: The Fundamentals

Discover how to prepare a party wall agreement, setting out the owners’ rights and responsibilities in relation to how the work should proceed.

Session Duration:
30 days
15 hours CPD
£159 + VAT

Course Summary

This course will provide you with the skills to prepare a party wall agreement, and setting out the owners’ rights and responsibilities in relation to how the work should proceed.

You will gain a unique insight into the roles of the Building Owners’ Surveyor, Adjoining Owners’ Surveyor and acting as an Agreed Surveyor, as well as topics such as working hours, special foundations, what happens in case of damage and access for the surveyor during the course of the works.

The course builds on your professional experience and helps you to:

  • Gain a working knowledge of Party Wall
  • Progress your career into more complex areas
  • Add a new skill relates to a key area of BS Practice
  • Increase your career prospects and earning potential

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Learning Objectives

  • Explain the nature and purpose of the Party Wall Act 1996, and outline this to clients
  • Classify the role and responsibilities of the Party Wall Surveyor
  • Critique and prepare Party Wall Awards
  • Describe how to challenge the Award and how to appeal to the county court

Who should attend

Post APC or similar Building surveying members and non-members working in professional practice who want knowledge in party wall to provide an opportunity for career advancement.

Other professionals who need detailed knowledge of party wall including: asset managers, valuers, mechanical engineers, facilities managers.


  • RICS professional £159 + VAT
  • Non-RICS professional £199 + VAT
  • Professional Development Package Subscribers Free
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£159 + VAT