3 metre rule

Postby jaguar1 » Thu Nov 15, 2007 4:55 pm

Hello ,

My garden wall which runs length ways down the garden has a 2 foot deep foundation , next door has had a new garage built at the bottom of their garden next to my garden wall with footings much less than 2 feet. Am i allowed to excavate within 3 metres of their garage providing i do not go deeper than 2 feet ? As i want to build a wall to go across the width of the garden but to end 1.4 meters from their garage.
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Simply Build It

Postby bri-w » Thu Nov 22, 2007 3:35 pm

Have a look at the Party Wall Act which is available to download free or have a chat with your friendly neighbourhood Building Control Officer at the council
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Postby thedoctor » Thu Nov 22, 2007 8:19 pm

Go to our projects section and look at the party wall act project
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