Legal Issues in Housing Development

Legal Issues in Housing Development

Architectural BIM Technology

Table of Contents

Executive Summary

10 Introduction

20 St Johns College Respond housing Development

30 Evaluation of Legal issues

40 Conservation Protected structures

50 Duty of Care

60 Scope of Works

70 Boundary Disputes

80 Reflective Learning

Bibliography

Table of Cases
Donoghue v Stevenson 1932 AC 562
Hymany Pontoon Ltd v Galkil Ltd ta Impact Developments IEHC 188
Dempsey Anor v Waterford Corporation 2008 IEHC 55 29 February 2008 Cite as 2008 IEHC 55

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Executive Summary

This document will focus on identifying expanding and exploring legal issues which may be encountered regarding the housing development by Respond in partnership with Department of Environment Local Government and Communities The project is to consist of 21 apartments in the upper level of the existing St Johns College building and 36 new apartments in a newly build block which will be located on the college site at Richardsons Folly Waterford Mythen construction will be the contractors on site for the project which started in December 2013 The legal issues which will be focus of the project are Conservation Protected structures Duty of Care Scope of works and Boundary disputes Each area will be outlined within the document and furthermore expanded on in order to outline methods of resolving such issues Legal literature regarding both construction and general law will be used as will appropriate case law in order to widen the scope and provide a more general view of the issues



10 Introduction

The main aim of this document is to identify evaluate and expand on the main legal issues likely to arise in relation to the respond housing association development at St Johns College Richardsons Folly and Waterford The document will explore legal issues related to Architecture which may occur or be encountered by both an Architect and Architectural Technician on site during the duration of the project mentioned above In evaluating these issues past legal cases associated to the topics will be reviewed in order to provide a clearer view of the issues in question to the relevant laws and how these issues can be resolved Guidance will also be provided in terms of how these issues can be dealt with and also how they can be foreseen and eliminated at an early stage in the future as to avoid any disputes between all parties involved in the project whether these disputes happen on or off site Prior to the breakdown of the issues which may arise a short overview of St Johns College the history of the college and a breakdown of the project undertaken by Respond will be outlined in order to provide a wider scope of the project as a whole

20 St Johns College Respond housing Development

St Johns College is a Catholic seminary which as mentioned is located at Richardsons Folly in Waterford The college which was founded in 1880 for the WaterfordLismore diocese The college was made up of two schools the first being a classical school run by Rev Thomas Flynn and the second an Academy run by Dr Geoffrey Keating The College closed in closed in 1999 due to lack of activity and vocations with the remaining students transferred In 2007 it was announced that Respond Housing association in partnership with Department of Environment Local Government and Communities had acquired sections of the site which is

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