Autumn/Winter Newsletter

Click here to read our information-packed newsletter for autumn/winter 2022. Our latest issues contains articles, staff profiles, case studies and industry news from our business leaders, including: Introduction from our group MD, Julian Davies, proud of our recent awards success £4m+ project case study in Vauxhall by Chris Stansell, MD of EK London PI insurance … Read more

Meet the team – Hazel Springer

Hazel Springer

Hazel is passionate about the property and construction industry with a strong focus on the development and refurbishment of buildings. Q Hazel, what made you decide to become a Building Surveyor? have always held a fascination with buildings and their varying forms throughout the world. Growing up in West London, I spent a lot of … Read more

What does a party wall surveyor actually do?

Many architects will at some stage have to deal with so-called party wall matters, which come up whenever a building owner wants to undertake works that could affect an adjoining property. As surveyors specialising in party wall matters, EK McQuade have worked on a huge variety of party wall-related projects, acting for both building owners … Read more

Party wall checklist for Architects

If you have attended our CPD workshop on Party Wall matters, you will know we have a number of tips on what architects can do to help create efficiencies in the process. We thought it would be useful to prepare a checklist to help you put those tips into action when involved in the design … Read more

What happens when there is damage to neighbours building during Party Wall work, and who pays for the repair?

The Party Wall Act is clear in that the Building Owner (who is carrying out notifiable work) shall compensate any Adjoining Owner (who is next to notifiable work) where any damage arises as a result of the notifiable work.  In addition to this, the Act explains that an Adjoining Owner may agree to allow the … Read more

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