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  •  17/03/2022
     16:00 - 17:30

On behalf of the the Faculty and the North London Forum, Richard Garry has organised a Faculty Forum Webinar which will be presented to you by the video-conferencing app called ZOOM on Thursday 17th March 2022 at 4.00 p.m. until 5.30 p.m.

Richard Garry will be delivering on the following subject:

  • What is a structure under S6?

S6 of the Act has 16 references to the words ‘building or structure’. S 20 does not define the word ‘structure’. Is it a wall, a fence, a drain?  This presentation gives insight into how to interpret the meaning of ‘structure’. Not as simple as one might wish!

Richard has been a structural engineer for over 40 years and has had his own practice for over 30.  He started working on party wall matters more than 25 years ago and has found that both disciplines feed into and work with each other very helpfully. He has acted as acted as surveyor under the previous and present Acts and has advised party wall surveyors on engineering matters.  As well as advising on structural design, he also prepares various reports on damage and structural problems. Last year, Richard presented two seminars to the Faculty on structural engineering and has written a paper for the IStructE magazine on the workings of the Act. He has given a talk to a structural engineers forum on the Party Wall etc. Act and has offered to present a course to the IStructE members on the Act – without success so far. He is extremely keen for there to be greater understanding of structures amongst surveyors and much better understanding of the Party Wall etc. Act within the engineering profession – work in progress.  He had been chair of the North London Forum for many years until covid intervened.

1.5 Hours CPD

*Video recordings and seminar content will not be sent after this event, it is a live event and please make sure that you make notes of this event* 

CPD certificates will be issued after the event. Please be aware that if you do not join within the first 30 minutes, you will not receive a cpd certificate. We cannot be responsible for anyone that does not attend the zoom meeting and please note that we will not provide video recordings of events that are missed. 

Once booked, we will send you the link a couple of days prior to the webinar via email to access the meeting, therefore please make sure that you fill in the contact details correctly on the booking form. For bookings of more than one person, can you please fill in the individual contact details for each person so that we can send the link to both parties. 

*Booking expires on the 16th March 2022*

We look forward to seeing you. 

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