A building firm in the Midlands has been fined after it dug a trench that caused the partial collapse of a house next door reports the HSE, the building company had been employed to build an extension at a property and the firm’s owner dug a foundation trench to the left of the house but far […]
Yesterday DCLG produced guidance as to how the temporary relaxation of some planning restrictions for residential extensions will work, we have reproduced this here with some observations of our own because there are clearly some potential hiccoughs and trips that can be encountered – in particular around time scales and completion dates.
During a survey this week we came across this very odd chimney stack, we have no idea why it would have been built ion this style so calling all building historians…. it’s on the rear addition of a late Victorian / early Edwardian terrace in Bovill Road, Honor Oak SE23 and is the only on of its style in the […]
That’s what we got asked this morning, so we scratched our heads and had to agree that we didn’t know much at all except that it can result in rather nasty surprise bills. We then did what anyone else would do, Googled it, and turned up this very helpful guide from Clutton Cox Solicitors – Chancel Repair Liability – The Full […]