Schedule of Condition, Twickenham

We recently received an enquiry for a schedule of condition of a small retail unit in Twickenham.  The enquiry was refereed to us from the tenants solicitor who, being concerned over the condition of the unit, recommended that a schedule of condition be prepared to protect their client’s interest in the future at the lease […]

Commercial Building Survey Surrey

We are delighted to confirm we have received instructions to undertake a commercial building survey for our Client near Guildford Surrey. Our Client is expanding their business and to accommodate this they have secured retail accommodation occupying part of the ground floor of a period building.  The landlords building is understood to include further retail […]

Reinstatement Cost Assessment Enquries

We are delighted to have recently been invited to tender to undertake a number of Reinstatement Cost Assessments.  The enquiries included a large portfolio of commercial properties in central London,a secondary school in London, flats in a converted industrial building and farm buildings in East Sussex. Portfolio London The portfolio of commercial properties in London […]

Invalid Party Wall Notices

The Party Wall etc Act 1996 sets out the when party wall notices should be served and when they are required.  It is important to ensure they are correctly served. In the event there are errors on the notices, or they are not served in accordance with the provisions of the party wall legislation, then […]

Schedule of Condition, Belgravia London

We were instructed to undertake a schedule of condition of each of the neighbouring properties prior to works commencing to refurbish a fire damaged residential building in Belgravia London.  The repair works proposed included the replacement of fire damaged floors, walls and ceilings and the complete replacement of all the building services and internal fixtures […]

Landlords Licences for Alterations in Flats

We work with a number of residential property managers dealing with instructions on large and small residential blocks that include external repairs and redecorations, fire upgrade works and where the individual lessees undertake works on their flats, we agree the landlords licences for those works. We have dealt with licences over many years and from […]

Party Wall Appointment – Cranleigh, Surrey

We are pleased to have been appointed by the Building Owners of a house in Cranleigh who are looking to undertake alterations and an extension to their property in Cranleigh.  We were initially approached by their their architect for advice in accordance with the Party Wall etc Act 1996 and the implication of the Act […]

Reinstatement Cost Assessments – are you correctly insured

As a Landlord is your building correctly insured?  When did you last have the reinstatement cost of your building assessed?  Was it within the last 3 years?  If the answer is no to the last question then a reinstatement cost assessment may be required. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) recommend that the reinstatement […]

Client care – understanding the services you require

All to often we receive enquiries from clients who ask for a quotation for a service because someone, possibly an agent or their solicitor has told them they need one.  In many situations we find that the client may not actually know or understand what they are asking for but are simply following up on […]

Party Wall Instruction – Peacehaven

I am delighted to have been received an appointment to act as the Adjoining Owners’ Surveyor in accordance with the Party Wall etc Act 1996 in Peacehaven, East Sussex At Tim Greenwoods and Associates we have extensive party wall experience acting on behalf of both building owners undertaking the proposed party wall works, and the […]