calfordseaden’s dedicated rights of light team provide expert advice on all aspects of legal rights to light including strategy, advice, reports and insurance.

Our experienced team works with developers, local authorities and private clients on projects ranging from small private developments through to major regeneration schemes. The team provides clear advice and a strategy for solution.

Party Wall Matters

The calfordseaden Party Wall team has a proven track record in the provision of party wall and neighbourly matters services. The team understands the legislation governing these matters and can quickly evaluate the issues relating to the Party Wall Act 1996, boundary disputes and neighbourly matters.

The Party Wall team provide services to private and commercial clients, local authorities, educational establishments, housing associations and developers and provides a bespoke professional service tailored to individual needs; an approach that has resulted in the long lasting relationships we enjoy with the wide variety of clients we serve.


  • Initial appraisal and indicative analysis (technical and legal)
  • Survey based technical analysis
  • Full technical analysis
  • Strategic reporting
  • Negotiations
  • Agreement of Heads of Terms
  • Expert witness
  • Scheme cutbacks or enhancements
  • Maximum building envelopes

Our Sectors

Our experience of delivering projects across all major sectors, for public and private sector clients, has provided an understanding of the differing demands and constraints our clients work under. We use this knowledge to develop innovative solutions and add value with the approach we employ.

Meet The Team

  • Richard Grove

    Richard Grove


    Equity Member - Building Surveyor +44 (0)7802 819427

  • Alex Burton

    Alex Burton

    BSc (Hons) MRICS

    Equity Member - Building Surveyor +44 (0) 7736 273528

  • James Hargreaves

    James Hargreaves

    MSc Assoc RICS MCIArb

    Partner - Rights of Light Surveyor

  • Peter Gatfield

    Peter Gatfield

    BSc (Hons) MRICS

    Partner - Building Surveyor

  • David Burrage

    David Burrage


    Partner - Building Surveyor

  • Peter Spence

    Peter Spence

    Associate Rights of Light Surveyor

  • Charles Hingston

    Charles Hingston

    BSc (Hons) MRICS

    Salaried Partner - Building Surveyor

  • Paul Gough

    Paul Gough

    BSc (Hons) MRICS

    Associate - Building Surveyor

  • Joe De La Croix

    Joe De La Croix

    BSc (Hons) MRICS

    Building Surveyor

Contact The Team