About Us

GENERAL PRACTICE

BUILDING SURVEYING

The firm advises upon a wide range of property matters throughout the United Kingdom.

The services provided to clients include:

  • Sales and lettings of commercial industrial and specialised property.
  • Acquisition of property for clients' own occupation and investment.
  • Purchase of land and other property for development or redevelopment.
  • Valuation reports for a variety of purposes.
  • Lease renewals under the Landlord & Tenant Act and negotiating rent reviews including references of disputes to arbitration or independent surveyor.
  • Rating assessments and liability for business rates.
  • Compulsory purchase and compensation claims.
  • Town planning and development schemes and appraisals.
  • Management and insurance of commercial property.
  • Enfranchisement and lease extensions under the Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act 1993.
  • Appearing as expert witness before courts and tribunals.

The building surveyors are principally concerned with the preparation and monitoring of building contracts for the modernisation, improvement, alteration, maintenance, repair, extension and reconstruction of a wide variety of commercial, industrial, residential and ecclesiastical properties.

Other areas of expertise include:

  • Building surveys of commercial property.
  • Feasibility studies.
  • Interior design and fitting out of commercial premises.
  • Conservation and repair of listed and period properties.
  • Specialist advice upon building problems and recommendations for remedial works.
  • Expert witness in building disputes.
  • Advising upon repairing obligations and preparation and negotiation of schedules of dilapidations.
  • Party wall matters, boundary disputes and dangerous structures.
  • Health and safety audits.
  • Facilities for people with disabilities.
  • Planned maintenance inspections and reports.
  • Reinstatement valuations for insurance purposes.