London Borough of Enfield
Party Wall London provides Party Wall services in the London Borough of Enfield.
Enfield Borough is a London Borough located in North London. Stretching an area of 32 square kilometres, bordering Barnet Borough to the East and Haringey Borough to the South, it is the north most Borough of London.
The borough consists of towns such as Edmonton and Brimsdown situated East of Great Cambridge Road and Enfield, Palmers Green, Southgate on the West.
The Local authority is Enfield London Borough Council, located in Enfield Town.
The most common style of property found in the London Borough of Enfield are 1930s semi-detached houses and Victorian terraced properties. Therefore, Enfield is abundant with properties that have a shared wall with a neighbouring property. These walls that are shared between two parties are also known as a Party Wall. In Enfield, hip to gable loft conversions are the most common building project that Building Owners wish to carry out on their property to increase their living space. A typical 1930s build with three bedrooms (one of which being the infamous box room style) is ideal for roof space expansion. Loft conversion designs which involve steel beams going into a Party Wall need to be notified to the neighbouring owners. Party Wall London are able serve Party Wall Notices on Adjoining Owners for Loft Conversion projects.
Semi-detached properties in the Enfield region are ideally suited for a wrap around extension. The combination of a rear and side extension will greatly enhance existing ground floor spaces or add additional rooms for lounge/office purposes. Maximising the area of your land for an extension will give you larger living space, and it is essential to notify your neighbour if you plan on building an extension up to the boundary line between the two properties. Contact Party Wall London to receive more information on boundary lines and permitted extension side wall/footing placements when upgrading your living space.
A common misconception of Party Walls is that each party owns ONLY their proportional half of the wall. However, as the wall carries out an essential structural duty for both properties, both parties own the entire wall. Thus, it is imperative that you inform your neighbours what you plan on doing to this shared wall.
Party Wall London is able to advice you on projects which come under the Party Wall etc. Act 1996. Some examples include: single storey rear & side extensions, loft conversions and chimney breast removals in Enfield.