Structural alterations on or close to boundaries are governed by the Party Wall Act. This is designed to ensure any works do not threaten the neighbour. However, once the works are complete, the Act is no longer in effect.
There is no specific amount of land that needs to be left – the neighbour can build up to the boundary so longer as they comply with consents and the Party Wall Act.
A residential oriented chartered surveyor or structural engineer can further inspect and advise – simply explain the brief to them in advance so they can confirm it is within their skill-set.
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