party wall

(redirected from party walls)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia.

party wall

n.
A wall built on the boundary line of adjoining properties and shared by both owners.

[Obsolete party, shared, divided, from Old French parti; see parti-colored.]

party wall

n
(Law) property law a wall separating two properties or pieces of land and over which each of the adjoining owners has certain rights

par′ty wall′


n.
a wall dividing contiguous structures.
[1660–70]

party wall

- A wall common to two adjoining buildings or rooms.
See also related terms for rooms.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.party wall - a wall erected on the line between two properties and shared by both ownersparty wall - a wall erected on the line between two properties and shared by both owners
wall - a masonry fence (as around an estate or garden); "the wall followed the road"; "he ducked behind the garden wall and waited"
Translations

party wall

nmuro di confine or divisorio
Mentioned in ?
References in classic literature ?
The individual riding the party wall like an aerial horse was a tall, angular young man, with dark hair sticking up like a hair brush, intelligent and even distinguished lineaments, but a sallow and almost alien complexion.
This intervention includes asbestos removal and demolition waste management, treatment of concentrated pollution sources, treatment of party walls, achieving work preverdissement and setting up devices preventing access to sites.
A Works to party walls are now governed by complicated provisions in the Party Walls Act 1996 which include a procedure for resolving disputes.
Some party walls stand astride the boundary of land belonging to two or more different owners; others separate two or more buildings; others may not be part of a building - party fence walls - but stand astride the boundary line of different owners and separate them, like a garden wall.
Also a cavity between the party walls should be a priority.
Robins End nestles in nine acres Impressive Grade II listed home dates back to 18th centuryPages 4-5 Comprehensively restored residence Shining example of stylish living Page 6 Top design awards for heavenly haven South African-inspired property in enviable position Page 7 Perfectly preserved period place Georgian-style house bursting with original features Pages 14-15 Impeccable union of old and new Four-bedroom 17th century dwelling full of character Page 17 Property Expert Beware the law on party walls Pages 26 POST PROPERTY editor is Alison Jones Email: alison.
As a result, issues involving party walls, nuisance to adjoining owners and the loss of light and enjoyment on the part of neighbours and allegations of nuisance and inconvenience will no doubt increase.
Sealing of the divided party walls is thought to reduce complications such as perforation and leakage of intraluminal contents resulting in mediastinitis.
So it would need to be detached or, at the very least, built with two-foot thick party walls.
In Manhattan, where buildings were built and continue to be built up to the property line, party walls between adjoining buildings are common.
Built as home and studio, living, working, dining, cooking and sleeping space sits between exposed block work party walls, and a linear core runs along one party wall, containing stairs, kitchen and sanitary provision.