Your guide to party wall agreements for loft conversions

A loft conversion is a tried and tested way to provide extra living space in your home while adding value to the property. This is usually a fairly straightforward building project if you live in a detached house, and you may not even need planning permission to carry out the works. However, if your loft […]

Industrial Building Survey – Leatherhead, Surrey

Our Client was negotiating the lease on an industrial unit in Leatherhead. The Landlord had recently refurbished the building to include upgrading the roof and basic internal works. Our Client instructed us to undertake a building survey and provide a building survey report. Our Client wanted advice on the condition of the building and their […]

Schedule of Condition of Industrial Unit – Guildford, Surrey

A solicitor approached us on behalf of their Client who required a Schedule of Condition. The Client was looking to take a 10 year lease of an industrial unit near Guildford Surrey. The landlord completed some minor repair works to rectify existing defects. These works were not comprehensive and a number of defects, general wear […]

Commercial Building Survey – Redhill, Surrey

Our Client was taking an assignment of a Lease in Redhill, Surrey.  The Lease was for the ground floor premises in a multi-let building. The proposed demise was currently operating as a restaurant and takeaway. In taking the demise our Client wanted to understand his potential liabilities. Our Client instructed us to undertake an inspection […]

Block Management Advice – Onslow Gardens, London

Tim Greenwood and Associates have a long established relationship with a number of leading Property Management Companies.  We pride ourselves on the advice and support we provide. We received instructions to provide building surveying advice on the Block in Onslow Gardens in Central London.  Tim Greenwood and Associates have provided advice on a number of […]

Dilapidations Advice – Central London

We received a referral from a solicitor we work with. His Client’s lease was expiring and they required dilapidations advice. The demised space formed one floor of a multi let office building close to Oxford Street. The Client received a terminal Schedule of Dilapidations from the landlord which they believed was unduly harsh and excessive […]

Roof Repairs – Dorking Surrey

Our Client, a commercial Property Manager asked Tim Greenwood and Associates to comment on a proposal for urgent roof works. A flat roof to the rear of the ground floor to the retail unit in Dorking was leaking for months. The flat roof was the external access route to the first floor flat. The Property […]

Commercial Building Survey – Dorking, Surrey

We received instructions to undertake a pre-acquisition survey of a commercial building in Dorking. The building was a 5 storey prominent unit in Dorking High Street. This included a large retail space occupying the ground floor and basement with flats on the floors above. Our Client was buying the freehold of the property for investment […]

Urgent Schedule of Condition – Bordon, Hampshire

We received a referral from a solicitor we have worked with for many years to assist one of their clients. The instruction was to prepare a schedule of condition of an industrial unit in Bordon, Hampshire. The Client was taking the lease of an industrial unit and was concerned over their future dilapidations liabilities. The […]

Building Surveying 2021

Tim Greenwood and Associates would like to wish everyone a healthy and happy New Year. 2021 will be another difficult year for us all as we face significant challenges ahead.  Tim Greenwood and Associates have worked hard throughout the pandemic to support our Clients through a very challenging period. We, like all businesses, have had […]