What Is a Party Wall?

The Party Wall etc. Act 1996 Introduced in 1996, the Act provides protection to existing buildings and structures, and rights to building owners and adjoining owners where work is proposed to take place. The Act contains mechanisms which allows the adjoining owner to dispute the works and to appoint a party wall surveyor who [...]

By |2021-10-22T09:31:05+00:00September 22nd, 2021|Uncategorized|

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) UPDATE

Quatrefoils are closely monitoring the development and updates relating to the current COVID-19 outbreak. We have sought after guidance from both the RICS and the Government's guidance on "working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19)" more specifically, the safe working practices in surveying peoples homes during the pandemic. Guidance can be found at the following link: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/working-safely-during-coronavirus-covid-19/homes [...]

By |2020-10-27T14:38:21+00:00October 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|

EPC Ratings – New MEES regulations from 1st April!

Abstract This article will outline the brief History, the role of surveyors, who is affected, financial risk, exemptions, and the future of EPC ratings. New Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) have come into force on the 1st April 2018 in England and Wales, making it illegal for a landlord to renew a lease or let [...]

By |2018-05-03T16:57:05+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Quatrefoils Launch New Website!

Quatrefoils are proud to announce the official launch of our new website, designed with a fresh new look and user-friendly navigation. We hope that the site provides an overview of what we do and we will be keeping you up to date with the latest news, adding regular video content and linking with our facebook [...]

By |2018-04-09T13:47:41+00:00April 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|