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  Chartered Structural & Building Engineer - Party Wall Surveyor – CDM Consultant


1 Coldbath Square, London, EC1R 5HL

Email Tel 020 4538 6605



Name:                               Fareed Niazi Fetto (Mr)

Position:                           Principal of Own Private Practice: Fareed Fetto & Co 
Qualifications:                  Chartered Structural Engineer – CEng MIStructE                         1973
Member:                           Fellow of the Pyramus & Thisbe Society (Party Walls etc)           2022

                                         Member: Association for Project Safety – MaPS/RMaPS/AaPS   1998

                                          Corporate Building Engineer – (with upgrades to CBuildE)        1999/2014
                                          Member of the Faculty of Party Wall Surveyors                           2014

Professional Experience:  Private Consultant on own Account                                              1990 – date
                                          Consultant to other firms                                                               1990 – date
                                          Senior Partner Cornerstone Design Partnership                            1985 – 1990
                                          Principal of Fetto Associates (own practice)                                 1973 – 1985
                                          Partner Designate: Brian Morton and Partners                              1970 – 1973

Fields of Competence:      The Party Wall etc. Act 1996            - Party Wall Surveyor
                                          The CDM Regulations 2015             - Principal Designer Consultant
                                          Structural Engineering                      - Consulting Engineer

Professional Profile:

Party Wall, Boundary, Neighbourly and Easement Matters:

Administering numerous party structure, boundary and neighbour-matter jobs in private practice and as a Consultant in London, and nationwide. Expertise in the current and historic London Acts. Produced a comprehensive in-house handbook for practitioners. Fellow (currently National Chairperson) of the Pyramus & Thisbe Society (P&T) London (Working Party RICS Forum, Past Chairperson and Treasurer of Suffolk Branch, previously on Constitution Working Group & Protocol Group, currently on Green Book Group. On P&T Party Wall telephone helpline panel. Conducted seminars for various organisations. Acting as Agreed Surveyor, Building Owner or Adjoining Owner’s Surveyor and as consulting Third Surveyor. Advice, negotiation and implementation of Consent Matters, eg crane/ scaffold oversail, temporary encroachment licences, and boundary matters, etc. Acting as Expert Witness.

Health and Safety Matters:

Acting as CDM Consultant / Health and Safety Advisor in connection with various commercial, residential, medical and public utility projects in London and suburbs. Projects include listed and unlisted residential/retail properties, large department stores, hotels, hospitals, stadia, printing presses, weaving mills, schools, residential, academic, retail new build, etc. Continually researching various aspects of the CDM Regulations and related issues. Member of WWT. Past member of HSE committee for manual handling of large panels. Past committee member of the London Health and Safety Group.

Structural Engineering Matters:

Competent in matters relating to refurbishment and new build projects in central London and suburbs, including soil investigation and foundation design, timber, masonry, steel and concrete design, cracks, deflections, distortions, structural repair works, subsidence, settlement etc. Acted as structural IT consultant for one firm. Currently specialised in Party Wall and CDM matters, but maintain knowledge and experience on a constant basis, in relation to the specialised services. Undertake structural remedial reports especially when relating to party walls and floors, and isolated structural refurbishment. Acting as Engineering Advisor when called upon by party wall surveyors. Acting as Expert Witness.


June 2022


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