A Party Wall separates the buildings of two different owners. The wall may stand astride the boundary or be entirely on one owner’s land.
A Party Wall forms part of a building and stands on lands of different owners, i.e the wall stands astride the boundary. Examples include walls separating terraced or semi-detached houses or a wall that forms the boundary between two gardens, which is referred to as a ‘party fence wall’.
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