Building Insurance – Portfolio Reinstatement Cost Assessment

Tim Greenwood and Associates are advising our Client in undertaking a reinstatement cost assessment of their property portfolio. Our Client is concerned that their property portfolio is incorrectly and inadequately insured. The Buildings in our Client have been in their ownership for a number years, some for decades.  This portfolio has increased in size in […]

Building Surveying Services during Covid 19

Like all businesses we awaited the latest Government’s latest update last night on the restrictions that are impacting us all.  All businesses are feeling the effects of the restrictions and we are working to support our Clients though this period.  We are also working with our Clients to assist in planning for future instructions and […]

Dilapidations Advice – Guildford, Surrey

We received instruction in March to provide dilapidations’ advice to a Client who occupied an industrial unit in Guildford.  Our Client’s Lease was due to expire and they had been requesting details of the landlord’s dilapidations’ requirements for months.  An unpriced Terminal Schedule of Dilapidation was served on our Client a few weeks before lease […]

Party Wall Issues – during the current lockdown

We have recently been contacted by a homeowner who is self-isolating, who was seeking advice on the Party Wall legislation.  The homeowner had recently received a party wall notice from their neighbour. The neighbour is seeking to commence works on the party wall during the current lockdown.  The homeowner was concerned about the potential impact […]

Building Surveying Services During Covid 19

The past month has placed huge strain on our society on business, community and personal levels. We are all having to adjust accordingly.  Tim Greenwood and Associates hope that people remain safe which has meant we have all had to make significant adjustments to our daily lives.  Those adjustments have had a major impact on […]

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 […]