Commercial Office Survey, Woking Surrey

We received a referral from a solicitor whose Client was looking to take a commercial Lease. Our Client required a Building Survey of an office suite in a multi-let office building in Woking. We received instructions to undertake a building survey of the proposed demise which was on the ground floor. We recommended that the […]

Schedule of Dilapidations, The Strand, London

We received an enquiry from a Property Manager for a Schedule of Dilapidations. The Schedule was for an office suite adjacent to a theatre on The Strand London. The Lease had 2 weeks left to run from date of the initial enquiry. A Tenant should be notified of items of reinstatement before Lease expiry. This […]

How do Reinstatement Cost Assessments work?

Having the correct insurance cover in place for buildings and contents is essential, regardless of whether you own one property or a wider portfolio. A failure to do so can be both problematic and costly, whether you are underinsured or overinsured. The former will leave you exposed to potentially large costs in the event of […]

Defects Report, Medical Centre, Cheam, Surrey

We were instructed to survey a medical centre and prepare a report on the current defects. This was to set out current building defects both internally and externally. The Landlord was responsible for external defects and the Tenant liable for internal repairs. This report set out the defects, provided budget costs for repairs and apportioned […]

Reinstatement Cost Assessment London

We received instructions to prepare a reinstatement cost assessment on a period terraced property near the Cadogan Estate in London. We carried out a site inspection, taking dimensions and details of the building construction including decorative stone features. We calculated and prepared a Reinstatement Cost Assessment for our Client to use for the renewal of […]

Schedule of Dilapidations, Epsom Downs

We were instructed to prepare a Terminal Schedule of Dilapidations on a retail unit on a small parade in Tadworth. The tenant served a break option to end their Lease early. We reviewed the Lease, undertook a survey and prepared a Schedule of Dilapidations which formed the Landlords claim against the tenant.

What vacating tenants should know about dilapidations

Dilapidation is the term normally used to describe the condition and state of (dis)repair of a property due to maintenance neglect. Specifically, it is also used to refer to the remedial costs incurred by the tenant vacating the leased premises to restore the property back to its original pre-let condition. This is a particular area […]

Building Survey – London W3

We have instructions to undertake a survey of a property in Acton, West London. Our Client is purchasing the property and instructed us to survey the building’s structure and fabric. We will prepare a report on the condition of the building identifying and setting out an defects in our report. Our Client is working to […]

Schedule of Dilapidations Epsom Downs Surrey

Tim Greenwood and Associates have instructions to prepare a Schedule of Dilapidations on a retail unit in Epsom Downs. The 15 year Lease is due to expire early 2022. The Landlord instructed us to review the Lease, inspect the demise and prepare a Schedule of Dilapidations. The Schedule of Dilapidations, setting out the Tenant’s Lease […]

Inspection Reigate High Street

Tim Greenwoods and Associates received instructions to inspect and report on the condition of a property following a water leak. Contractors accidentally caused a leak during a refurbishment project. This caused the kitchen ceiling to the flat below to collapse whilst flooding the kitchen. We will inspect and report on the leak and drying required […]