Section 6

Adjacent Excavations – Section 6

An adjacent excavations Notice needs to be served if you ae intending to excavate within 3 or 6 metres of a neighbouring structure the rules for when to serve the notices are as follows:

  1. You are excavating within 3 metres of a neighbouring structure and it is likely that your foundations will be to a lower level than the existing foundations a 3 metre notice should be served. As a rule of thumb if you cannot confirm the depth of the neighbour’s foundations caution should be exercised and notice given.
  2. If you are excavating within 6 metre of a neighbouring structure, if any part of that excavation intersects with a plane drawn downwards at an angle of 45 degrees from the bottom of their foundations, taken at a line level with the face of their external wall (For example piled foundations) then a 6 metre notice metre

Home Heroes Limited, can prepare your notices for you from only £55 inc VAT this includes us doing the registry search and first class postage, we will need basic information on the works and ideally a set of drawings in PDF for us to be able to do your Section 6 Notice – Adjacent Excavations for you, alternatively you can download one of our free Section 6 Notices, which has been prefilled with our details in case there should be a dispute.

We can offer no guidance on filling out the below notice or accept any liability if they are not served correctly, we strongly recommend getting a local professional to serve your notices for you, alternatively we can serve nationwide but we may not be able to be appointed nationwide due to travel restrictions.

We cover CT and ME postcodes including Canterbury, Margate, Broadstairs, Whitstable, Westgate, Herne Bay, Ramsgate, Chatham, Rochester, Faversham as well as others.