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The number of applications to convert basements in Westminster has fallen as the wealthy leave for the countryside
Developers and other construction project sponsors are demanding increased oversight over how contractors are passing money down.
The draft Building Safety Bill (the “Bill”) published last month makes significant amendments to the Building Act 1984 and overhauls the building control regime.
The trend for luxury basement conversions in prime residential property in London appears to be in decline.
The extent of a property owner’s rights to dig out or extend a basement, and the extent of the rights of adjoining owners to be protected.
On 15 April, a huge fire lasting for about 15 hours broke out in the medieval Notre Dame Cathedral.
The words “housing crisis” do not seem to be going away.
A party wall is a wall that stands on the lands of two or more owners.
Where a contractor has made a payment application under a JCT building contract and the architect/contract administrator has not issued an interim certificate (a payment notice), the employer’s failure to serve a valid pay less notice will result in the employer being obliged to pay the whole sum stated in the contractor’s payment application (which will be deemed a default payment notice).
New rights to convert property from light industrial use (Class B1(c)) to residential (Class C) were introduced in the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) (Amendment) Order 2016 – “the Order”.
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