After 20 years, the Party Wall Act was amended in 2016 to allow for the electronic service of documents. Those of you that are familiar with the Act will know that it has more grey areas than a herd of elephants but that was the one amendment that was made. A year later I think I’ve met 2 other surveyors that have embraced this revolution.
It is a favourite pastime of party wall surveyors to discuss ways in which the Party Wall Act could be amended to overcome some of the day to day problems that we face. As I am undoubtedly the best party wall surveyor (you can’t argue with the recipient of the FPWS president’s plate 2016) I thought it only right that I publish my proposed amendments to finally put these discussions to bed:
I feel better now.