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    Who to consult for structural changes within a house
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    • 15th Apr 12, 9:50 AM
    Who to consult for structural changes within a house 15th Apr 12 at 9:50 AM
    Hello all,

    I just bought a 3-bed end of terrace house and I want to make some changes within the house.

    I want to remove a pillar within a kitchen. Kitchen wall falls towards an alleyway, i.e. not connected to the next house. Now this pillar that I want to remove is a load-bearing pillar. So before I give a go ahead to my builder, I wondered if anyone over here can recommend a good Structural Engineer who can advise whether this can be done or not and if so how. This pillar is very awakward and I want to remove it to a create a nice open-plan kitchen.

    And also I'd appreciate if you can advise at what point I should involve my Concil and gain their permission.

    Many thanks in anticipation.
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