Reinstatement Cost Assessment – Worthing, West Sussex

Tim Greenwoods and Associates are delighted to have been instructed to prepare Reinstatement Cost Assessments of residential care homes in Worthing, West Sussex. Our Client owned and managed a number of residential care homes for the elderly and was due to renew their buildings insurance policies on two properties. The sums previously insured had not […]

Dilapidations Assessment – Finsbury Circus, London

We are delighted to have been recommended to a new Client by an existing one to undertake a dilapidations instruction in Finsbury Circus in London. Our prospective Client occupies a floor of a multi occupied office block. Their lease for this office expires later this year.  The Client has not had any contact from his […]

Project Monitoring – Merstham Surrey

Tim Greenwood and Associates are delighted to have been appointed to Project Monitor the construction of an industrial unit in Merstham Surrey. Our Client is due to take ownership and occupation of the industrial unit once completed in Autumn 2020. The proposed industrial unit is located on a small site adjacent to, and forming an […]

Commercial Building Survey – Oxted Surrey

Our Client was looking to purchase a business in Oxted Surrey as an ongoing concern and with the business, acquire the commercial lease for the business premises.  The business is located in a period, multi-let commercial building so to understand the potential lease liabilities gave instructions for us to undertake a survey of the demise. […]

Schedule of Dilapidations – when to get advice

It is generally recommended to seek advice on the terminal schedules of dilapidations months before lease expiry.  In the event of more substantial/complicated claims these may be prepared as much as a year before the lease expiry.  In some cases the leases stipulate when a terminal schedule of dilapidations must be served, so whilst protocols […]

Party Wall Enquiry

We were recently approached provide party wall advice on a proposed residential development in Southall, West London for a Developer. The Developer was looking redevelop a site which currently houses blocks of garages which previously served the surrounding houses.  The site is accessed via a narrow road between 2 houses and the rear walls of […]

Reigate Christmas Fayre

Tim Greenwoods and Associates, as members of the Reigate Business Guild, were delighted in supporting the annual Reigate Business Guild Christmas Fayre on Saturday.  Anna King of Tim Greenwoods supported the organising committee for what was a fun and very successful day and spent part of the day as Santas helper!  The event is a […]

Tenants Dilapidations Advice Reigate, Surrey

We are delighted to have received instructions to provide dilapidations advice to a Lessee of a retail unit in Reigate. Our Client has been served a Schedule of Dilapidations which the Landlord’s surveyor costed and valued at a significantly higher sum than the Lessee deemed fair or reasonable. This situation is common and therefore we […]

When do I need to serve a party wall notice?

The party wall legislation covers works to a party wall, excavation works close to a neighbouring building and also the construction of a new wall on the boundary between different owners. Any works being undertaken to a party wall, or in close proximity of a neighbouring building, is subject to the provisions of the Party […]

What are the benefits of a Planned Maintenance Plan?

We are often instructed by clients who have for years dealt with maintenance on a reactive basis.  This means that they have allowed elements to deteriorate allowing defects to occur causing the general decline of the building.  Once elements of a building fail this can lead to disruption to its occupation and the operations. This […]