Pre-Acquisition Building Survey Reports

A report generally prepared on behalf of a potential purchaser of a property. The report highlights the overall condition of the property, the cost of any repairs that may be required, any statutory compliance issues, fire safety, disabled access, any environmental issues and the identification of possible deleterious materials (for example Asbestos).

Schedule of Condition

A written and photographic record of the condition of a demised premises. This is an important document for potential tenants considering entering into a lease as it can limit the tenants repairing obligations under the lease.

Schedules of Dilapidations

A schedule listing the specific breaches of the tenants repairing obligations under the lease. We can also act on behalf of a tenant who has been served with a schedule to agree the contents with the landlord.

Fire Risk Analysis & Health & Safety Assessment Reports

These reports identify the risks associated within buildings in relation to fire safety and health and safety matters. Our reports set out the hazards identified during our inspections and provide recommendations for reducing the risks to a reasonable level.

We also offer

Disability Access Certificates

The introduction of a new Disability Access Certificate will become mandatory from 1 January 2010 in the case of new buildings and buildings where a material alteration, change of use or sub division of units takes place.

Defect Analysis & Investigation

Advice on specific defects such as timber decay, water penetration, mould growth, structural cracking and other building defects.

Reinstatement Cost Assessments

Required for insurance purposes, RCA reports set down the rebuilding costs for buildings including demolition costs and professional fees.

Planned Preventative Maintenance

Budget cost advice on maintenance or repair work required to a property over a given period of time. This report can be prepared to suit a five or ten year maintenance plan.

Planning Applications

Planning advice and design services as well as preparing and submitting all planning application drawings and documentation.

Fire Safety Certificate Applications

Advice and design services as well as preparing and submitting all fire safety certificate application drawings and documentation.

Protected Structures

Advice on protected structure, preparation of Section 5 applications and consultation with the local heritage department.

Development Monitoring

Independent professional consultancy service to monitor ongoing construction or refurbishment projects on behalf of property owners, tenants or landlords.

Certificates of Compliance

Whether involved in design and supervision of building projects (full service certificates) or later inspections on completion of works by others (part service certificates), we prepare Certificate of Compliance for legal purposes certifying compliance with building regulations and planning permission.

If you require any advice in relation to the services we can offer you, then please feel free to contact us. We'd be glad to help.