Category Archives: Green Issues

London Borough of Islington to tackle ‘buy-to-leave’ with landmark proposals.

Islington Borough Council have proposed radical new measures in a bid to tackle ‘buy-to-leave’ and reduce the number of empty houses. To read the whole article, click here.

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Do you require a Building Survey in Torquay, Devon?

www.torquaysurveyors.co.uk Torquay, along with Paignton and Brixham, is part of Torbay, also known as The English Riviera. The area has been inhabited since paleolithic times, as evidenced by findings in Kent’s Cavern in Torquay. The first building was Torre Abbey, … Continue reading

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The Property Market Monthly Fact File – January 2015

The property market fact file is a collection of data compiled each month by our Chartered Surveyors and the propertysurveying.co.uk team; collating survey data, statistics, trends and information from the property market. This aims to help many persons with an … Continue reading

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To discuss a Building Survey or any other property requirements contact Richard Peat MRICS

www.suttoncoldfieldsurveyors.co.uk “I have 13 years experience in helping clients with property issues and can highlight defects with your potential property purchase, through a Building Survey, House Purchase Survey or Homebuyers report, I can also provide property valuations. I also carry … Continue reading

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Why do I need a survey?

All buildings have defects and some can be expensive to fix. Instructing a surveyor to undertake a Full Building Survey, House Purchase Survey Report or Homebuyer Survey will highlight these defects and allow you to budget for the future and … Continue reading

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Have you heard about our Chartered Surveyors in Crawley?

www.crawleysurveyors.co.uk Crawley has been a settlement since the Stone Age, and the Romans had ironworks here. It lies within the Sussex Weald. Crawley has expanded by the creation of 13 new neighbourhoods, with new houses  – detached, semi-detached and terraced – … Continue reading

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Thousands of new homes on the cards, as Government announces new measures

The Government aims to deliver thousands of new homes over the coming years with the help of a raft of new construction related announcements. The idea is to build on recent successes and the current seven-year high in construction output, … Continue reading

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Did you know that Keith Batten FRICS covers Merthyr Tydfil?

www.merthyrsurveyors.co.uk Merthyr Tydfil was once the largest town in Wales, but is now ranked as the 15th largest urban area. It was also once occupied by Romans who built a fortress, whose ruins were found under the Merthyr Tydfil football … Continue reading

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Prominent Councillor faces prosecution for failing to disclose multiple pecuniary interests before taking office

November saw the Crown Prosecution Service give local police the go ahead to bring proceedings against Cllr Spencer Flower, 72, for three offences under Sections 31 and 34 of the Localism Act 2011. Namely, that he failed to disclose major … Continue reading

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Council criteria creates homeless ex-soldier because he is “not a drunk or drug addict”

Bournemouth Council has rejected a request for help from exactly the sort of person who we think should be entitled to priority assistance from the state. Despite 9 years in the armed forces and over a decade of working as … Continue reading

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