The Party Wall Act

Aim

This course summarises the important structural implications of The Party Wall Act, focusing on the commercial issues arising from designing buildings adjacent to party walls, what the pitfalls are and how to avoid them.


Learning outcomes 

By the end of the course, you should be able to:
 
  • Advise clients and design teams if and when the Act applies
  • Identify essential information to include in design submissions to make them party wall surveyor-friendly
  • Relate why a design matters to neighbours and surveyors
  • Appreciate the risks that need to be explained to your clients
  • Assess the implications if designs, briefs and/or fees are inadequate
  • Recognise the nuances of ‘special foundations’


Tutor

Simon Pole is a chartered structural and civil engineer and a chartered building surveyor. He is Principal of Pole Structural Engineers in London, which recently marked 25 years of business. His office specialises in the design of high-end London building projects, primarily in the residential and refurbishment sector, including numerous basements. 

 
Intended for

Graduate and intermediate engineers who might not be familiar with the party wall process. 

 
Entry criteria

None.
 

Event Information

Eventbrite - Party Wall Act

Event Status
Places Available

Event Date
19/03/2018

Time
18:00 - 20:00

Price
£55 + VAT for Members
£70 + VAT for Non-Members

Location
The Institution of Structural Engineers, International HQ, 47-58 Bastwick Street, London, EC1V 3PS, United Kingdom

Speaker(s)
Simon Pole

Event Contact Email
training@istructe.org






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