Party Wall Act and Legislation Short Course


This course will examine the Party Wall Act - including various other legislation that has a direct or indirect affect on the application of the Act - and the implications for party wall practitioners. It'll consider the responsibilities of all parties towards others including building owners, adjoining owners and contractors. It'll guide both the practitioner and designer towards the avoidance of possible pitfalls when dealing with a party wall situation. The course will consider the effect on the Act of the implementation of the Health and Safety at Work Act and it’s Appropriate Regulations as well as matters of trespass.

Course details


  • Mode of study: Webinar
  • Duration: Half-day

Date and time

  • To be arranged


  • £126

You'll receive instructions on how to join the webinar by email once your booking and payment has been processed.

What you'll experience

On this short course you'll:

  • be able to understand the requirements and duties placed upon them by the Act
  • be aware of other matters that must be taken into account when working under the Act
  • understand the effects of failure to comply with the appropriate legislation
  • understand the various duties placed on persons under the Act and other legislation in respect of works to the party wall


You'll be taught by Graham Dewey, a Chartered Building Surveyor, Chartered Builder and a Chartered Safety Professional with 50 years experience in building, he also holds a Masters Degree in Safety Management. Graham is a Past President of the Architecture and Surveying Institue (now part of the CIOB). He currently practices as GsD having retired as a Director of WT Partnership. Prior to joining WTP in 2004 he ran a small surveying practice specialising in building safety and Party Wall matters. Graham moved to Dorset from the London area in 1987 after he resigned from the post of Chief Surveyor for Westminster City Council.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course. 

How to book

Contact us and we'll let you know as soon as we plan to run this course again.

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