Extension done in 1998, building notice and no completion certificate

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    Extension done in 1998, building notice and no completion certificate


    I am considering a house and wish to extend the current extension by building on top of it. I found out that the owners did a building notice as opposed to a full plan application in 1998.

    In the course of the works, they did not obtain a completion certificate, now I dont know if the depth of the foundation is up to a metre.

    Can this be used to ask for a renegotiated price or no chance ?

    I just worry that if the foundation is not up to standard, I had rather if not be there in the first place, if the foundation is no good, it needs to be dug out, disposed off. If it's not there, it's just a case of digging out the soil and not concrete.

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