Dilapidations – Brighton

We are pleased to have just received an instruction to review and advise upon a Schedule of Dilapidations served on our Client who is the Tenant of a retail unit in Brighton. Our Clients’ lease is due to expire at the end of September and our Client has recently received a Schedule of Dilapidations from […]

Party Wall Notice

Property owners are often unfamiliar with party wall issues and the procedures that they should follow if they receive a notice from a neighbour.  The following are typical questions raised when a party wall notice is received: Q. If you receive a party wall notice for works your neighbour is looking to do what should […]

Building Survey

We are pleased to announce we are undertaking a commercial building survey of an office building in Manor Royal near Crawley, West Sussex today. Our Client is looking to acquire the lease of the ground floor of the property and in accordance with his solicitors recommendations has instructed us to undertake an inspection and prepare […]

Schedule of Dilapidations – Landlords

Recent cases have once again highlighted the need for Landlords to consider how a dilapidations claim is valued and raised the question of Landlords intentions.  A dilapidations claim can be valued one of two ways firstly by preparing a Schedule of Dilapidations and secondly by valuing the diminution of value to the reversionary interest, known […]

Schedule of Condition

We are often contacted by Clients who are taking a lease but are unsure whether they need a schedule of condition or building survey and what the difference is between them.  In some cases they may need both. A schedule of condition is a document which simply records the visible condition of the property.  It […]

Party Wall Instruction

We are pleased that we have recently been appointed by a developer to deal with the party wall issues for their new residential development near Guildford under the Party Wall etc. Act 1996.  In accordance with the party wall legislation we will be reviewing the development proposals, preparing and serving the party wall notices on […]

New Building Surveyor

We are delighted to announce that following the sustained growth of Tim Greenwood and Associates Andrew Hagon has joined our team as a Building Surveyor. Andrew has extensive experience having worked for several local surveying practices which covered instructions in London and the South East.  Andrew has extensive contract administration and project experience and has […]

Millpond (Carshalton) Management Company Ltd

We are pleased to announce our appointment to act on behalf of the Freehold Company of this residential development in relation to a building dispute with a large south-east based developer. Our instructions include the analysis of inherent building defects, the preparation of specifications in relation to remedial works required, and overseeing the remedy of […]

Prestigious Belgravia Development

We are pleased to announce invitation to tender for a broad package of consultancy services in relation to the extension and refurbishment of a prestigious Belgravia Mews House, the work to include excavation of additional basement accommodation, addition of further floor, and full internal refurbishment including major structural alterations. The scope of our services will […]

Construction Dispute

We are pleased to announce our appointment on behalf of a south-east based development company in relation to a dispute relating to the quality of work to a prestigious detached residential property, and in particular in relation to faults to the external roof frame and fabric. Our report was to identify any faults in the […]