Party Walls







City Wall, York

Image of construction worksThe Party Wall etc Act 1996 controls all work to party walls, party fence walls and excavations within three and six metres of an Adjoining Owner’s building. In order to follow the legislation, a Party Wall surveyor should be appointed to act for either the Building Owner or Adjoining Owner.

David has acted as Party Wall surveyor for numerous Building Owners and Adjoining Owners. Originally practicing in London, David has over twenty years’ experience in Party Wall legislation and has become a specialist in this area.

He is widely regarded as a Party Wall expert and gives lectures on the subject, also having had articles published in the local press. He is chairman of the Pyramus and Thisbe Club of Party Wall Surveyors and is a member of the prestigious Faculty of Party Wall Surveyors

Recent commissions include a £10 million hotel project in York involving serving over thirty Awards and the new Carnegie Pavilion at Headingley Cricket Ground. He is recognised by major companies as a Party Wall expert and acts as a retained Party Wall consultant to Barratt York Ltd. Other Party Wall clients include Cala Homes (Yorkshire) Ltd, Laura Ashley, Rushbond Retail Ltd, Antler Homes, Halifax Estates, Pontefract General Infirmary, Samuel Smith's Brewery and Nottingham City Council together with numerous private clients.

Vita, York
Building Owner Party Wall Duties in respect of Student Development comprising 650 apartments. Party Wall Awards and Scaffold Licences
Building Owner Party Wall Survey dealing with seven Adjoining Properties
"Gardiner & Theobald have worked with David at D K Brown Associates on various of projects, most recently a large retail development in Morecambe. The site was surrounded by a number of residential and commercial properties for which Party Wall Agreements were required. D K Brown Associates have successfully negotiated the required agreements with all parties in order to meet the construction programme and we would not hesitate in working with David again or recommending D K Brown Associates to others."
Schedule of Condition of Sea Wall on behalf of RNLI prior to construction of new Lifeboat Station
Carnegie Pavilion, Headingley
Acting for Building Owner for new Pavilion at Headingley Cricket Ground
Headingley Cricket Ground
Bridgewater Place, Leeds
Acting for Building Owner for tallest building in Leeds. Liaising with Adjoining Owner's Surveyors including HBOS and Enterprise Inns
Bridgewater Place Bridgewater Place
Newquay Road Whitby
Building Owner's Party Wall Surveyor. Liaising with eight Adjoining Owners
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Royal National Lifeboat Institute
Building Owner's Party Wall Surveyor for new Lifeboat Station, Whitby
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Former Alders Building, Headrow, Leeds
Providing Party Wall advice to Building Owner in respect of the proposed refurbishment of this building
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St Marys Gate, Sheffield
Building Owner's Party Wall Surveyor for 29 story office block situated in the centre of Sheffield
St Mary's Gate
Centre for Contemporary Arts, Nottingham
Building Owner's Party Wall Surveyor dealing with 11 Adjoining Owners
Centre for Contemporary Arts
Albion Place, Whitby
Building Owner's Party Wall Surveyor liaising with 13 Adjoining Owners
Albion Place
Albion Place
Park Row, Leeds
Acting for the Building Owner, serving Awards in respect of both residential and commercial Adjoining Owners
Park Row, Leeds
St John’s Church, Micklegate, York

Acting for the University of York, the Owner of a 16th century church which was being supported by the adjacent 1960s building which was demolished and rebuilt
St John's Church
Laura Ashley building, Davygate, York
Acting for Adjoining Owner whilst adjoining building was demolished and reconstructed
Laura Ashley building
Heron Court development, Foss Islands Road, York
Party Wall advice, serving Notices and Awards
Heron Court Development
New construction, Dewsbury
Building Owners Surveyor with five Adjoining Owners
New Construction, Dewsbury
Longsight Manchester
Building Owners Surveyor for large Social Housing Development
Longsight, Manchester

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