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The letter is a pre litigation letter. The law requires that parties do send this letter to attempt to try settle things amicably prior to going to court. Sometimes this is used as a means of scaring someone at times once the letter expires persons proceed straight to filing a claim in court.
I cannot say what to make of the claim against you. The PWA is assume would still not have protected you against what is now being claimed. This person seems to be claiming for damage to roof. Based on what you are saying it does not seem as though you would have been liable for any damage to their roof.
I do not recommend however to simply ignore their letter. Respond asking for them to disclose why they say you are responsible and also ask for them to say exactly what damage has been done and how you would have caused this. This will help you in assessing whether you are liable or not.
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The Party Wall Act speaks to work that is being done along the boundary/structure of both your properties. Based on what I understand no work was being done by you to the roof, as such, the agreement would not have been required with respect to the roof. If for example you had undertaken renovation work to your roof along the party line, one would understand at the very least you been required to have a discussion with the neighbour about it.
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There seems to be two separate issues, the work done on the boundary wall and the damage to the roof. You would have been required to give notice with respect to the build up which was done to the party wall. If damage was done to their building as a result of this work you would be liable.
My guidance however with respect to the roof remains the same in light of what you have said was done by your builders. This does not appear based on what you have said to be work done on any aspect of the property close to the respective boundary line.